Peter Andre fights back tears over Olivia Newton-John’s death & reveals Grease stage shows will ALL be dedicated to her | The Sun

PETER Andre fought back tears today as he opened up about Olivia Newton-John’s death.

The singer – who is currently playing Vince in the West End version of Grease – has been left devastated by the news, which rocked the cast last night.

Olivia is best known for playing Sandy in the hit film alongside John Travolta, who starred as Danny.

Speaking on today’s Lorraine to host Ranvir Singh, he said: “So first of all, everything that has been said about her is spot on, she was warm, it’s very rare to meet someone in this industry who is exactly what you hoped.”

Pete, who wasn’t on stage last night, revealed how the cast found out, explaining: “The cast found out half way through the show. The girl who plays Sandy had to tell the audience, and they were in shock.”

He said from now on it will be “a very different show” as he prepares to return tomorrow night.

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Peter described some of his meetings with the actress, before adding: “It is so sad to hear this, because even though you knew she was battling, she was brave and so strong.

“She was a lovely, lovely person, who always smiled, who was also warm. It’s so , so sad.”

Dame Olivia Newton-John died "peacefully" at her ranch in Southern California on Monday morning, surrounded by family and friends.

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Olivia is best known for her starring role in the 1978 film Grease, in which she starred opposite John Travolta as Sandy.

Her performance saw her nominated for multiple awards including two Golden Globes, and various other film accolades.

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