Olivia Newton-John taught me about well being

She was hopelessly dedicated to well being.

Insurgent Wilson recalled how the late Olivia Newton-John, a vocal advocate for breast most cancers consciousness, taught her about well being lengthy earlier than she launched into her 2020 weight reduction journey.

“You tried to show me about well being years earlier than I took it severely,” Wilson, 42, wrote in an Instagram submit mourning Newton-John, who died Monday at age 73. “You have been so type to me and it was such a blessing to know you Olivia.”

The “Pitch Excellent” actress additionally mirrored on the “Grease” star taking part in her mother of their 2011 comedy “A Few Greatest Males.”

“@therealonj , you have been probably the most beautiful woman in and out, you’re a true Aussie icon and to play your daughter on display screen in A FEW BEST MEN was past an honour,” Wilson, who’s Australian like Newton-John, shared. “Seeing you star within the enormous Hollywood blockbuster GREASE along with your pure accent was so instrumental to me as a bit of lady, serving to me to imagine that it was attainable for an Aussie lady to star in enormous worldwide musicals.”

Xavier Samuel, Rebel Wilson, Olivia Newton-John and Laura Brent in "A Few Best Men."
Insurgent Wilson recalled “A Few Greatest Males” co-star Olivia Newton-John instructing her about well being.
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Wilson famous that Newton-John, who battled breast most cancers for 30 years, impressed her to audition for a job in her highschool’s manufacturing of “Grease” when she was 15 years previous.

She additionally mirrored on with the ability to hang around together with her idol years later.

Olivia Newton-John on a red carpet.
The “Grease” star died Monday on the age of 73.
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“I’ll always remember us singing on the piano in our lunch break on set collectively – what a whole legend you’re!” she wrote, including, “I’m so unhappy you’re gone 💗 Love and Gentle at all times to you ONJ, Insurgent xoxo.”

Rebel Wilson posing with an oversize tennis racket.
Wilson launched into a 12 months of well being in 2020 and misplaced roughly 65 kilos.
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Wilson introduced that she was embarking on a 12 months of well being in 2020 and ended up having a whole physique transformation.

The “Isn’t It Romantic” star shared that she used to eat 3,000 energy a day till giving up her habits for a high-protein weight loss plan. She additionally acquired in form with the assist of a private coach.

In July 2021, Wilson shared that she had shed a formidable 65 kilos to be able to have a greater probability of getting pregnant after sharing just a few months earlier that she was combating fertility points.

Whereas the “Bridesmaids” star has but to present any updates on her fertility journey, she has been fairly busy: Wilson got here out as a member of the LGBTQIA+ neighborhood in June and is courting designer Ramona Agruma.


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