Olivia Newton-John’s tragic passing this summer undoubtedly rocked Hollywood. In a new interview, the late singer’s husband is sharing some powerful insights into her last days. According to John Easterling, this was Newton-John’s final wish.
Olivia Newton-John Was An Advocate For Cancer Patients
Olivia Newton-John died as a result of breast cancer on August 8, 2022, sending shockwaves throughout her generation-transcending fanbase. The four-time Grammy winner is survived by her husband, who recently opened up about the singer’s fight for equal access to cancer treatment. Newton-John’s family has long advocated for alternative forms of treatment—especially regarding the medical benefits of cannabis.
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Years before her passing, Newton-John foundedThe Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre in Melbourne, Australia. “To have a place that supports the people that are going through [cancer treatments] and their families is my dream. It’s here. And I’m so thrilled,” the GreaseStar After the facility was opened, it was reopened..
Newton-John spent a lot of her time advocating for equal access to medical treatment and making sure that cancer patients get the best mental health care. “It’s not just about administering treatment. It’s about caring for the whole person, about understanding their emotional needs, their physical needs, their spiritual needs, and supporting them through the journey,” Dr. Jonathan Cebon, the center’s medical director, explained. “The journey can be very traumatic.”
Newton-John Believed in Medical Cannabis
John Easterling speaks in a new interview We all know how crucial medical cannabis is. to the singer’s treatment. Easterling says that the medication was effective. “undoubtedly extended Olivia’s life and gave her quality of life.”He also praised the cannabis for allowing Newton John to remain. “pain-free”Without the assistance of “toxic chemicals or addictive painkillers.”He also mentioned that his 14-year-old wife was “cheerful and joyful”You will get to the end.
Easterling explained that Newton John felt the full power of her privilege and did everything she could to advocate for equal access. “Her dream with the Olivia Newton-John Wellness Centre was to have Australians going through cancer have access to similar types of treatments,”Easterling added.
Newton-John, during her lifetime, lobbied Australian politicians for legal cannabis. Her determination certainly had an impact on her family. Chloe Lattanzi’s daughter is actually the owner of an Oregon legal marijuana farm. Along with her cousin and her stepfather, Lattanzi has continued to champion Newton-John’s cause.
Earlier this month, they helped orchestrate the Walk for Wellness in Melbourne, raising money and awareness for Newton-John’s cancer center. It’s clear that although Olivia Newton-John has passed on, her family is determined to carry on her torch.