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Cheltenham Festival.Singer Olivia Newton-John hovers close to death due to a recurring bout of cancer and has only weeks to live. Olivia Newton-John has suffered recurring bouts of cancer since and she is still undergoing treatment after the most recent diagnosis of stage 4 cancer inwhich included the discovery of a tumor on her spine. The singer's representatives and family members have denied rumors that she is "clinging to life" and say Newton-John remains in good health overall.
The report was published on the tabloid-style celebrity news and gossip website Radar Onlinewhich attributed the information to an anonymous source close to the singer:. Ravaged by a spreading and incurable cancer, songbird Olivia Newton-John is clinging to life in the hopes she can see her only child, Chloe Lattanzi, marry in the new year!
The American Cancer Society says patients with stage 4 breast cancer have an estimated five-year survival rate of 22 percent. Her American representative Michael Caprio laughed when contacted by news. People just seem to want to believe some dramatic turn. Although she is undeniably coping with a serious illness, as of this writing rumors that Newton-John is close to death have been denied by her family and professional representatives as being exaggerated and premature.
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Help Snopes. Become a Founding Member! Claim Singer Olivia Newton-John hovers close to death due to a recurring bout of cancer and has only weeks to live. Rating Mixture About this rating. What's True Olivia Newton-John has suffered recurring bouts of cancer since and she is still undergoing treatment after the most recent diagnosis of stage 4 cancer inwhich included the discovery of a tumor on her spine. What's False The singer's representatives and family members have denied rumors that she is "clinging to life" and say Newton-John remains in good health overall.
Do you rely on Snopes reporting? Become a member today. The report was published on the tabloid-style celebrity news and gossip website Radar Onlinewhich attributed the information to an anonymous source close to the singer: Ravaged by a spreading and incurable cancer, songbird Olivia Newton-John is clinging to life in the hopes she can see her only child, Chloe Lattanzi, marry in the new year! Help Supercharge Snopes For We have big plans.
We need your help. Become a member! Featured Video View all. Learn How.His ex-wife Yvette Niparhowever, has stated that she does not believe he is still alive. He was the on-and-off boyfriend of Olivia Newton-John. McDermott is of Korean descent. He was adopted from Korea by an American couple.
McDermott had previously filed for bankruptcy and had received a court order to pay overdue child support to his former wife, actress Yvette Nipar. Nipar and McDermott were married on March 1, when Nipar was four months pregnant. They divorced 15 months later on June 30, They have a son, Chance McDermott. The year-old McDermott was a passenger on the fishing boat Freedom which had left from the San Pedro marina for an overnight fishing trip. The 22 passengers and three crew members on board gave contradicting reports of his whereabouts both during and at the conclusion of the trip.
The case was featured on America's Most Wanted. Those same investigators created the website FindPatrickMcDermott. The Dateline investigators believed in that McDermott was living in a boat off the west coast of Mexico.
They continued to track hits to their website. In Januaryinvestigators alleged he is alive and well in Mexico, and asking to be left alone. Since the airing of the Dateline NBC story and the media coverage of this story from around the world—we the investigators in the case would like to say "thank you" to all of you from around the world that have helped us track Mr.
McDermott down. Our team cannot ever say enough thanks to the people and governments of the United StatesMexicoBrazil and Panama. On February 10,our firm received a fax from a small city in Mexico near Acapulco in the State of Guerrero of the Pacific coast. After investigating the letter sent to us by fax—we began to investigate its origin. Since that time we have been in phone contact with a 'representative' of McDermott. We find this 'representative' credible.
We are currently in negotiations with this 'representative' and will make an announcement when necessary. Please understand that we are using all caution due to the current issues Mexico is facing and the safety of our staff. As well, we ask all of you, including the media to remember there is a young man out there that would like firm and clear answers to why his father went missing.
Is Olivia Newton-John Dying of Cancer?
Please keep him in your thoughts. We will make a formal statement and announcement through our friends at NBC Dateline at the proper time. After years of searching for the missing man, a group of private investigators hired by Dateline NBC were alleged to have located McDermott alive and living in Mexico in April After they were able to retrieve "documentation and voice imprints" from him, Klein called an official end to the hunt, saying they had "concluded beyond a reasonable doubt that Mr.
McDermott is alive". On November 7,The Independent reported  that New Ideaa long-running Australian weekly magazine, now claims it has evidence McDermott is alive after receiving photos by US media agency Coleman-Rayna which show a man who matched his description alongside a woman.
The eyes are very similar and the ears extend down on the head the same distance. I believe it is him," private detective, Charlie Parker, told the magazine. On January 2,the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation published a story of a man from ManitobaCanadawho identified himself and his wife as the subject of the photo from the Australian tabloid, as a case of mistaken identity.
McDermott's wishes, according to his counsel, is not to be 'hounded' any longer by investigators or the media," Klein said at a press conference. However, McDermott's ex-wife, Yvette Nipar, whom he had married on March 1, when she was pregnant, and divorced on June 30,disputes Klein's claim that McDermott is alive. Nipar said Klein is a "well-known serial liar who is simply looking to be famous at the expense of an unfortunate tragedy in our lives.
Klein's continual effort to keep him in the public eye.The Grease star revealed the sad news on her Instagram page, posting a collage of beautiful pictures documenting his life through early childhood to his later days. The year-old captioned the sweet image: "My dear, sweet, gentle, clever, brother Hugh passed away May 7,in Melbourne, Australia after many years of decline. I love him so and will miss him terribly.
Olivia's brother followed their family tradition and became a doctor.
His obit, which the actress shared on her Instagram post, revealed he was "a well-respected infectious diseases clinician at Fairfield Infectious Diseases Hospital in Melbourne during the s and 80s where his lively personality, sharp intellect and amazing ability to reassess complex infectious diseases was highly regarded".
He was also described as "an innovator, an astute clinician and a wonderful teacher and mentor to generations of medical students, residents and ID trainees". The post was quickly inundated with messages of condolence, including one from good friend Donny Osmond, which read: "So sorry to hear about your loss. Sending love and prayers your way". Other comments were from past patients of Hugh, who had benefited from his incredible medical work.
One wrote: "Dear Olivia, sorry to hear the sad news about Hugh. A second one recalled: "Also bless your brother for his work with Guillian Barre Syndrome. My son was diagnosed at 6yrs old. He lost the ability to walk, talk, feed himself and was almost on a ventilator.
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Makeup Skincare Hair. Empowerment Good News U. Edition Horoscopes. Olivia Newton-John announces exciting news for all Grease fans.There are new reports that Olivia Newton-John is gravely ill. Is she dying? Update: Radar reports Oliva Newton-John faces her final days and admit she "doesn't know how much time she has left.
Is Olivia Newton-John dying? The world was shocked this week by reports that actress Olivia Newton-John is dying of cancer. The Grease star has been successfully treated for the disease in the past and she was optimistic about the latest recurrence.
The singer has lost both her father and sister to cancer in the past and her own struggles with cancer have people around her concerned about her future. Inthe Xanadu star found a lump in her breast.
At the time, she opted for a modified mastectomy followed by constructive surgery. The treatment was successful and she remained cancer free for many years. InNewton-John was in a car accident. At the time, she decided not to be public about her diagnosis and treatment. The official diagnosis was Stage 4 Breast cancer. Thank you soo much! After that report posted, reps for the Olivia Newton-John denied the whole report. The star herself made a video denying the claim. Olivia Newton-John looks remarkably healthy for someone who was supposedly expected to die within "weeks".
This is Olivia Newton-John, and I just want to say that the rumours of my death have been greatly exaggerated, to quote a very famous quote. What next Olivia Newton-John remains optimistic throughout everything.
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Entertainment And News August 27, View this post on Instagram.Goldsmith told the Seven Network she had been allowed to speak publicly about her famous aunt, who is battling cancer for the third time. Some Australian media outlets seized on the unconfirmed reports, sparking a frenzy of activity on social media from her worried fans. Olivia Newton-John is battling cancer for the third time.
An Australian source said Newton-John, famed for her role in Grease and a string of musical hits, is perfectly well and had enjoyed the Christmas and New Year period. Her American representative Michael Caprio laughed when contacted by news. Source:Getty Images. People just seem to want to believe some dramatic turn. It's believed this cover of the National Enquirer tabloid in the US sparked the rumours. Newton-John was first diagnosed with breast cancer in and managed to beat it.
A second occurrence inthat time in her shoulder, was kept a secret from the world. Inshe decided to go public with her third battle and spoke of her mix of treatments — radiation as well as more natural remedies, as well as cannabis oil. Olivia Newton-John shot to stardom in the film Grease in Source:News Corp Australia. Olivia Newton-John also had a successful music career, with a number of hits including Physical.
Her initial battle inspired her to open the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institutewhich works to find breakthroughs and treatments.
It also operates the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness Centre, which provides world-leading treatment complemented by wellness programs and clinical trials. The claims about her health swirling today, which again her spokesman has strongly denied, have prompted an outpouring of shock and grief from fans.
To join the conversation, please Log in. Don't have an account? Sign up. Join the conversation, you are commenting as Logout. Log in No account? Sign up Log out news. Shannon Molloy. Video Image Breast cancer: the warning signs you should be watching for. But Goldsmith, 56, ended the speculation by confirming the stories were untrue. Olivia Newton John was my first crush.A private investigator believes Patrick McDermott has been found in the Spanish speaking nation. On Monday it was reported that the former boyfriend of Olivia Newton-John may have been found alive and well after being declared dead in But despite being 'missing' for the last 12 years, Patrick McDermott has never been forgotten about.
But bythere were allegations that the cameraman had faked his own death and was actually very much alive and living with a new lover. As Australian magazine, New Idea, has what they believe is picture proof that Patrick is still with us, we take a look at some of the conspiracy theories surrounding his strange disappearance The boat, named Freedom, arrived at it's destination at 5am the next day, for a day of yellow tuna fishing, according to a report by the Herald Sun.
At 2pm the boat began its return to San Pedro. The time was to became the marker at where reports on what happened to Patrick next start to differ. Frank Liversedge, manager at the San Pedro marina, told the Herald in that Patrick opened up to crew members about being depressed and said he had 'ex wife problems.
But there were also fears he had fallen off the boat - fuelled by claims he had paid for his bill. Though investigators later looked into whether someone had funded the cost for him - but this case was closed. A fisherman on the trip, named Tony Mayo said he had chatted to Patrick on board and three and a half hours later never saw him again.
Not one of the 22 passengers saw him go over board, but multiple 'sightings' had been reportedly seen of the missing year-old afterwards. Investigator John Nazarian told the tabloid: "It's rumored he was with a German national.
I spoke to people there. The girl he was traveling with was described as having a German accent. Nazarian said: "To come up with the conclusion that he fell off the boat, and allegedly no one saw him fall off the boat, is the most preposterous thing I've ever heard in my life. In Dateline NBC also reported on the mysterious disappearance and hired their own investigators to look into the case. According to the Hearld Sun, it was not Olivia who claimed her partner was missing first, but Yvette Nipar - his ex wife.
Yvette reportedly thought something was wrong when Patrick didn't show up to see their son when expected. Five days later the mum reportedly gave a description of her ex-husband's possessions to a marine employee who later found them, leaving her to call the police and report a missing person.
Olivia reportedly made no public mention of her missing boyfriend until 50 days after he was allegedly missing. The man in the photo obtained by New Idea this week is believed to be approximately years-old - which is the age that Patrick would be - while a private investigator named Charlie Parker has explained to the mag why he thinks the man in the photo is Patrick.