02:09 PM EDT 07/06/2014
Originally posted 07/16/2008 02:10PM
Olivia Newton-John’s recent wedding to John Easterling came as a surprise to everyone who knows her – except her daughter, Chloe.
"My family was surprised," Olivia tells PEOPLE of her June 21 vow exchange in Peru, "but my daughter knew – I told my daughter."
It wasn't until a July 4 barbeque at her home in Malibu that the singer, 59, shared the big news with the rest of her close family and friends – and by then, she and Easterling, a natural-health businessman, had already said "I do" a second time in Jupiter Island, Fla.
Why all the secrecy? "It was the one thing I could keep private," she explains. "That's how we wanted it because my life is so public."
Originally posted 07/10/2008 01:20PM
Olivia Newton-John married natural-health businessman John Easterling in two secret ceremonies, her rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.
Only the bride and groom attended the Incan spiritual ceremony held on a mountaintop outside of Peru on June 21. The couple then returned to the U.S. and made their union legal with a beachfront wedding in Florida's Jupiter Island on June 30.
The newlyweds kept their nuptials hush-hush until a 4th of July barbeque held at the singer's Malibu home, where Newton-John, 59, surprised their guests with the good news.
Originally posted 02/20/2008 09:55AM
Olivia Newton-John, a breast cancer survivor since the '90s, will head to Asia in April trek along Great Wall of China to raise money for a cancer charity.
The singer-actress, 59, has rallied celebrity pals – including Jane Seymour, Joan Rivers, Leeza Gibbons and British pop singer Sir Cliff Richard – to join the 141-mile walk, which will culminate in Beijing, Reuters reports.
"I think it is going to be mind-blowingly exciting to see the place and to know that we are doing something that we will never do in a lifetime again," said Newton-John. "This is a lifetime experience."
The goal is to raise funds for a cancer research and treatment center in Newton'-John's hometown of Melbourne, Australia.
– Sara Hammel
Originally posted 12/06/2006 08:10AM
Olivia Newton-John is suing Universal Music Group Inc. over royalties from the soundtrack to the 1978 movie Grease, in which she played the virginal Sandy opposite John Travolta's bad boy Danny.
Originally posted 09/28/2006 12:55PM
On his last day before he disappeared at sea, Patrick McDermott was gardening in the backyard of the Malibu home he shared with his love of eight years, Olivia Newton-John.
Originally posted 09/27/2006 08:50AM
Olivia Newton-John sat in as a guest judge during American Idol tryouts in Los Angeles on Tuesday – and had nothing but kind words for the hopefuls.
Originally posted 06/05/2006 09:20AM
Three separate witnesses in Mexico have spotted Olivia Newton-John's missing boyfriend, who was thought to have fallen overboard during a deep-sea fishing trip nearly a year ago, Australia's Daily Telegraph reports.
Originally posted 10/10/2005 12:00PM
Speaking about her boyfriend Patrick McDermott, who mysteriously disappeared three months ago, Olivia Newton-John said on Monday that she’s holding up well enough thanks to her work, though the overall situation is extremely difficult.
Originally posted 08/25/2005 07:00AM
Earlier this week, singer-actress Olivia Newton-John went public with news of the disappearance of her boyfriend, Patrick Kim McDermott, who had vanished while on an overnight fishing trip off the California coast in late June.
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