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Patti Newton’s special nod to late husband Bert as she pays tribute to Olivia Newton-John

''Always in our hearts.''
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Patti Newton has joined the slew of celebrities honouring Olivia Newton-John following the heartbreaking news of her death.

In the special tribute, the performer took to Instagram to share an old photo of the Xanadu star next to the love of Patti’s life, the late Bert Newton.

Patti Newton has paid tribute to Olivia.

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“This beautiful lady has been an inspiration to us all,” Patti wrote in the caption, before paying a special nod to Bert.

“Always in our hearts. Look after her Bert. Love you both xxxx.”

The tribute was quick to garner plenty of support from the widow’s nearest and dearest.

“Always in our hearts,” Patti wrote.

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Studio 10 alum Jess Rowe penned: “Oh Patti- such beautiful words. ❤️❤️❤️❤️”, while Rhonda Burchmore added: “Awww beautiful Patti – you made me cry 😢 💕💕💔💔💔🙏.”

It was announced yesterday that Olivia, who had long been battling cancer, passed peacefully at her ranch in Southern California surrounded by family and friends.

Her husband John Easterling was the one who confirmed the news in a post to social media, saying that she was “a symbol of triumphs and hope”.

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Olivia’s death comes eight months after Bert Newton’s passing similarly rocked the nation.

At the time, the Grease star paid tribute to the entertainer who she knew since she was a teenager.

“Bert Newton was a kind, funny, quick-witted man whom I was lucky enough to have known since I was a teenager starting my career in Melbourne,” Olivia wrote on Instagram following the news.

“Everyone in Australia loved Bert! He was the perfect TV host and a loveable, charming person with the rare gift of perfect comic timing.”

“Bert Newton was a kind, funny, quick-witted man,” Olivia wrote after Bert’s passing.

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She ended her post by emphasising that the 83-year-old “exuded a natural warmth that always made you feel comfortable in his company”.

“My condolences to Patti and the family. Love and light, Olivia.”

Patti is far from the only celebrity to pay homage to Olivia, with stars such as John Travolta, Kylie Minogue, Hugh Jackman, and more sharing tributes for the late actress.

“My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so much better,” John Travolta wrote.

“Your impact was incredible. I love you so much. We will see you down the road and we will all be together again. Yours from the moment I saw you and forever! Your Danny, your John!”

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