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Peter Andre pens moving tribute to Olivia Newton-John after actress dies aged 73

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Peter Andre paid tribute to Grease star Olivia Newton-John after news of her death at the age of 73 was announced on Monday.

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Taking to Instagram, the Mysterious Girl hitmaker shared a throwback snap of the duo at a Spina Bifida charity concert. A youthful-looking Peter could be seen embracing Olivia as the pair beamed at the camera.

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He captioned his sweet post: “My sister Debbie just sent me this photo. The night of the Spina Bifida charity concert in Australia where I had the privilege to perform alongside Dame Olivia Newton-John.

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“This photo reminds me what a warm, kind and giving person she was. She smiled constantly and spent time speaking to everyone backstage. I will never forget it.”

Peter shared a sweet throwback snap

The singer’s fans flocked to the comment section to share their condolences, with one writing: “So very sad. Brilliant actress and singer”, whilst a second remarked: “What a wonderful photo! Such sad news of Olivia’s passing. She’s left lasting memories of her songs with that distinctive melodic voice of hers – she’ll be missed”. 

Former BBC Radio 2 presenter Vanessa Feltz commented: “OMG such a wonderful woman and such a sad sad loss” and a fourth fan gushed: “Think she touched all of our hearts, part of my childhood“. 

Grease co-star John Travolta mourned the loss of his great friend

Dame Olivia Newton-John sadly passed away following an ongoing battle with breast cancer. She was originally diagnosed with the life-changing cancer in 1992 before she suffered recurrences of the disease in both 2013 and 2017.

The singer’s husband, John Easterling, announced the heartbreaking news with a photograph of the star accompanied by an emotional statement.

It read: “Dame Olivia Newton-John (73) passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends. We ask that everyone please respect the family’s privacy during this very difficult time.

The actress lost her battle with cancer

“Olivia has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer. Her healing inspiration and pioneering experience with plant medicine continues with the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund, dedicated to researching plant medicine and cancer.

“In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any donations be made in her memory to the @onjfoundation.”

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England and Chelsea star Mason Mount shares details on relationship status

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All eyes have been on Mason Mount every time he takes to the pitch during the World Cup, playing for England in their bid to become champions.

Ahead of the tournament kicking off, the Chelsea player – who has been dubbed one of the most eligible men in Britain – teamed up with fashion It girl Emilia Boateng in December’s issue of TatlerFind out all about his love life here…

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“Football is my priority,” he affirmed when asked about his relationship status. He does, however, occasionally go on dates. “Sometimes when I come up to London,” the footballer notes, confirming he’s not trawling through dating apps such as Tinder or Hinge.

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The 23-year-old is now single, having previously dated model Chloe Wealleans-Watts after they got together in 2017. It’s not known when the former couple parted ways.

Mason Mount and Emilia Boateng feature in Tatler’s latest issue photo credit – Ahmed Hassan

Mason, who is worth a reported £20 million, went on to comment on England’s chances of winning following the Lionesses amazing win at the Euros.

“We want to win. And with the group we have, we can definitely do that,” he added. “I feel like we’re on the right path. We want to make the nation proud.”

The footballer is set to play for England at the World Cup

Asked about what he thought of the Lionesses bringing football home before the boys did, Mason said: “Over the moon,” explaining that he and fellow England player Phil Foden were watching the Euro 2022 final from a suite in Wembley Stadium.

“I was very lucky to be able to see what they did,” he added. “It was amazing being a spectator. It was unbelievable. I was absolutely buzzing.”

The pair featured in the December issue of Tatler

The sports star has represented England since he was 15, joining the senior side in 2019 when he was 20. He became part of the Euros team last year – with the team reaching the final at Wembley. “We were so close,” he remarked. “That’s what makes it so hard.”

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The December issue of Tatler featuring Little Black Book is available on newsstands and via digital download on 27 October.

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Melanie Griffith shares rare ‘thankful’ photo with famous mom Tippi Hedren

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Melanie Griffith had reason to be thankful over the extended holiday weekend, as she got to spend Thanksgiving with her family.

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Chief among them was her mom, legendary actress Tippi Hedren, and even posted a photo of the two relaxing together over the weekend.

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While the two reclined on an animal-print laden bed, it was clear that they shared a close bond, and Melanie even wrote: “Thankful that my Mom is still here with us.”

The 92-year-old icon garnered a strong reaction from fans and celebrities alike, many of whom still touted Tippi as being a beautiful figure.

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Even ex-husband Antonio Banderas left a comment which read: “Love for both of you ladies,” while many left scores of heart emojis and Olivia Harrison wrote: “What a blessing.”

A fan said: “So beautiful Melanie! You are so lucky to still have her. Happy Holidays, Beautiful!” while another added: “Thankful for you still having her. You are so blessed.”

Melanie expressed her gratitude for still having her mother in her life

The actress is a mom herself to three children, eldest son Alexander Bauer with ex-husband Steven Bauer, Dakota Johnson with Don Johnson, and Stella Banderas with Antonio.

In fact, she got the opportunity to reunite with Don over the holiday weekend as they got together with several other members of the extended family.

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Some of their kids from their previous marriages were present as well, while Melanie even posed alongside Don’s now wife Kelly Phleger as the two have maintained a strong familial relationship.

The entire group were even seen engrossed in board games in one photograph, showcasing that a good time was had by all in the blended family gathering.

The actress reunited with her ex-husband Don and their extended family over the holiday weekend

“A bunch of family moments. Grateful for each one of them. Laughter, memories, and love,” the Oscar-nominated actress captioned her set of images, receiving a warm response from her followers.

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David Muir kickstarts holiday prep in rare personal photograph

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Leave it to David Muir to get an early head start on his holiday prep the week after Thanksgiving itself.

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The World News Tonight anchor shared a rare personal photograph of himself while out shopping to decorate his home in time for Christmas.

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He held aloft a pair of big bushy wreaths while at a Christmas tree farm, also dressed smartly in a brown jacket with a white tee and jeans, a much more casual look than what we’re used to seeing him in.

David was getting into the holiday mood early, as he even captioned his photograph with: “Alright, let’s bring some cheer.”

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Many fans could quite easily relate as one commented: “Who’s starting to decorate their Home with Christmas decorations yet ? I am.”

Another added: “You succeeded! Very merry and bright!” while a third wrote: “Xmas Cheer when you are not working so many hours!!!”

David got an early start to his holiday home prep

The decorations are likely to brighten up the journalist’s expansive upstate New York estate near the water, which he shares with his beloved pet dog Axel and often hosts family and friends at.

While David is already looking forward to Christmas and some more holiday fun, he clearly had a relaxing and spirited start to the season.

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In honor of Thanksgiving the previous Thursday, the ABC News anchor posted a beautiful photo of his older sister, Rebecca – and they look so alike!

Taking to his Instagram Stories, David shared a snapshot of his sibling setting the table for dinner. Rebecca looked beautiful in a black top as she arranged a bouquet of flowers for the centerpiece.

The ABC News anchor spent Thanksgiving with his family

“Happy Thanksgiving. My sister. Some flowers and a bunch of turkeys,” David captioned the photo. He also shared a snapshot of Axel, which he captioned: “I got some turkey too because I’m a good boy.”

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