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Olivia Newton-John’s daughter Chloe Lattanzi shares her struggles with grief

''You are my lighthouse mama. My safe place.''
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Chloe Lattanzi appeared on Sunrise to raise awareness for the annual Walk for Wellness fundraiser in Melbourne on October 8th started by her mother, Olivia Newton-John.

It’s been over a year since her mum’s death but Chloe is very open that she still is struggling with her grief.

On Sunrise, she became emotional just 30 seconds into the segment talking about the public’s support stating, “I think I’ve said this too many times, but it really is true — it’s been a life raft for me,”

“The outpouring of love is, is tangible and in my darkest moments, people that I … I’m sorry, it’s still raw for me.”

After she continued saying “People that I don’t even know have lifted me up and I’ve been able to engage with people… And that has been actually the greatest privilege for me to give back in that way.”

Chloe Lattanzi breaks down on Sunrise.

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Chloe Lattanzi shared a touching tribute to her late mother, one day after news of her death broke.

Taking to Instagram, Chloe shared an emotional video (above) captured before Olivia’s death, in which the duo sang a duet together.

It was filmed in 2021 at Olivia’s Southern California ranch, where she’s understood to have spent her final days surrounded by friends and family.

Chloe has paid tribute to her late mother a day after her tragic death.

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“You are my lighthouse mama. My safe place. My heart space,” Chloe captioned the moving clip.

“It has been my honour and continues to be my honour to be your baby and best friend.

“You are an angel on earth and everyone touched by you has been blessed. I love you forever my life giver, my teacher, my mama.”

Friend and fans sent messages of love and support in the comments, including Olivia’s niece Tottie Goldsmith, who still lives in Australia.

“Love you beautiful girl. I’m forever your family and always here for you,” Tottie wrote.

American talk show host Leeza Gibbons commented: “This. Is. Everything! The soundtrack of love with your mother/daughter perfect harmony.

“That ‘window’ is possible dear Chloe. Keep the faith. Sending so much love as you grieve.”

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The footage she shared was from the music video for her and Olivia’s 2021 duet Window In the Wall, recorded during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The song’s lyrics include: “Looking for a window in the wall / Maybe we can see the other side / And find we’re not so different after all / Looking for a window in the wall.”

Just hours later Richard Wilkins shared an emotional message Chloe left him about losing her mother, in which she said “she’s free now”.

Richard played the message on Today Extra, which said: “Hi, Richard. This is Chloe. I just saw your beautiful tribute to my mummy and I just wanted to hold you.

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“I saw how much you loved her and I just want you to know that she’s free now and she’s out of pain and all the family’s here together and she’s making the sun shine and the dogs are running around and barking and the horses are galloping.

Chloe continued as her voice began to break, “I just want you to know that she’s free from pain now and she fought so hard and I was with her every step of the way.

“I just felt your love and I want you to know mummy and I both cared about you – care about you so much. I love you, my friend. Thank you for doing that.”

The touching voicemail from Olivia’s beloved daughter comes one day after Richard became emotional as he remembered his dear friend following her death, culminating in him breaking down in tears on the show as Karl Stefanovic consoled him.

Chloe previously shared this touching throwback with her mum.

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Meanwhile, Chloe shared another tribute to her mother hours after the family confirmed Olivia’s passing, posting a series of photos with her late mother to Instagram.

Including throwbacks to her childhood and more recent photos, Chloe didn’t need to add a caption as she documented the beautiful bond between herself and Olivia.

Speaking with The Australian Women’s Weekly in 2021, Chloe said one of the things she admired most about her mum was her ability to “see beauty in everything”.

“She chooses to be positive,” Chloe said at the time. “That is so hard. Most people choose the easy way, which is being negative.”

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