Olivia Newton-John Reassures Everyone That She's Not Dying: 'I'm Doing Great'

Playing Olivia Newton-John Wants Everyone to Know She’s Not Dying

Olivia Newton-John wants everyone to know she's not dying.

With a nod to the famous Mark Twain quote, the 70-year-old actress took to social media and rebuffed recent tabloid reports that her "bodily functions appear to be shutting down" and she has just "weeks" to live.

“The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated, to quote a very famous quote,” she said in a video posted on Facebook Thursday. 

The National Enquirer's front page story claimed “the end” was near and the “Grease” star was going “home to die on her ranch" in Australia.

“I'm doing great. I want to wish you all the healthiest happiest 2019 that's possible,” the actress added in her Facebook video

Newton-John revealed in September that she's battling cancer for the third time after doctors found a tumor on her spine. But she looked vibrant and appeared in great spirits to shoot down the deathbed rumor. 

“Thank you all for your wonderful love and support,” she added. “Happy New Year!” 

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