Processing her loss. Chloe Lattanzi shared an emotional quote two weeks after her mother Olivia Newton-John’s death.
“Grief, I’ve learned, is really just love. It’s all the love you want to give but cannot,” read the Jamie AndersonLattanzi, 36 years old, shared the following quote via Instagram on Sunday, Aug 21. “All that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat and in that hollow part of your chest. Grief is just love with no place to go.”
Just three days prior to the event, the California native shared a photo she took with her mom. Grease actress’ death on August 8. “I worship this woman. My mother. My best friend,” she captioned the sweet snap.
After a long battle with breast cancer, Newton-John passed away at the age 73. According to her husband she died at her California home. John EasterlingShe announced the news via Facebook on the same day as her death. “Olivia has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer,” the announcement read.
The disease was first detected in 1992 when the singer from Australia was diagnosed. After a partial mastectomy, her cancer returned in 2013. It was again recurred in 2018.
“You have to find the silver lining; there’s good in every bad situation,” she exclusively told Us WeeklyApril 2019. “I’m very positive. I’m human, I have my moments of fear and anxiety like everybody does, but generally I choose to be positive because you create your world by what you think. And if you think dark thoughts, you’re going to create a dark world.”
The “Have You Never Been Mellow” singer and Chloe’s father, Matt LattanziThey were married from 1984 to 1995. Matt’s wife, Michelle LattanziA heartfelt message was shared by, via Facebook on the day of Newton-John’s passing.
“Today we lost one of the world’s greats Olivia Newton-John. … I have heard truly lovely stories and memories from people near and far, and honor in each of you where those feelings and memories come from,” she wrote. “Nothing will replace the icon we lost, yet her legacy is alive and well in our hearts and memories, as well as her contributions to our global culture, her beloved daughter Chloe Lattanzi, and her cancer research and wellness center in Melbourne, AU.”
The day after her mother’s death, Chloe shared a video of her singing with the Xanadu actress.
“You are my lighthouse mama. My safe place. My safe space. It has been an honor and continues to continue to be an honor to be your best friend and baby. You are an angel and have blessed everyone who has been touched by your presence. I love you forever my life giver, my teacher, my mama,” she captioned the clip.