Richard choked up on live TV as he announced the news. “Sad news this morning and spare a thought for the gorgeous Olivia Newton-John, please. The back pain that has been causing her issues recently, we thought it was sciatica, has turned out to be breast cancer,” he started.
“Which has spread to her lower back … Sorry …” he said, fighting back tears.
“We send her all our love. She’s a wonderful person … It is so sad,” he said choking.
“She is an incredibly close friend of yours,” his former Today co-host Lisa Wilkinson said, comforting him.
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