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Olivia Newton-John's Niece Totti Goldsmith Breaks Down In Tears Over Singer's Devastating Death

Olivia Newton-John's Niece Breaks Down In Tears Discussing Aunt's Passing
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Aug. 9 2022, Published 2:36 p.m. ET

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Olivia Newton-John’s niece discussed the singer’s decades-long battle with breast cancer after her heartbreaking passing on Monday, RadarOnline.com has learned.

The emotional interview took place on Tuesday when Newton-John’s niece, Totti Goldsmith, appeared on A Current Affair.

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Olivia Newton-John's Niece Breaks Down In Tears Discussing Aunt's Passing
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Goldsmith revealed she did not see her aunt in person before Newton-John’s death — but she did FaceTime the late singer before she passed away peacefully at her home in Southern California surrounded by other family and friends.

“It's not a shock, we've known how sick she's been, especially in the last five days,” Goldsmith said while fighting back tears.

“I couldn't get to America in time and I wanted to say goodbye, so I asked John [Easterling] if he could hold the phone up to her ear,” she continued. “But he got me on FaceTime so I managed to see her.”

She also revealed that the Grease star “was really skinny and unwell” leading up to her passing, but Newton-John wasn’t afraid of death because she “[did] more in [her] life that [she] could have ever imagined.”

Goldsmith said that Newton-John’s 36-year-old daughter, Chloe Rose Lattanzi, is what the singer was always most proud of in life.

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Olivia Newton-John's Niece Breaks Down In Tears Discussing Aunt's Passing
Source: Mega

“She loved that girl so much,” Goldsmith said. “Chloe's doing it really tough, but she's been amazing.”

Newton-John’s surviving friends and family members are also expected to accept Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews' offer to hold a state funeral to commemorate and celebrate the British-Australian star’s legacy.

As RadarOnline.com previously reported, Newton-John passed away on Monday at the age of 73 after battling breast cancer for 30 years.

John Travolta, who played Danny Zuko alongside Newton-John in 1978’s Grease, released a statement shortly after her passing.

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Olivia Newton-John's Niece Breaks Down In Tears Discussing Aunt's Passing
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“My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so much better,” 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 first moment I saw you and forever! Your Danny, your John!”

Sources close to both Newton-John and Travolta revealed to RadarOnline.com that the singer had one final request of her former Grease costar: “Please take care of Chloe after I’m gone!”

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