Forever his Sandy. John Travolta got emotional while referencing late friend and Grease costar Olivia Newton-John at the 2023 Oscars.
“In this industry, we have the rare luxury of getting to do what we love for a living. And sometimes, getting to do it with people that we’ve come to love,” Travolta, 69, said during the Sunday, March 12, event while introducing the show’s “In Memoriam” segment. “And since tonight is a celebration of the work and the accomplishments of our community in this past year, it is only fitting then that we celebrate those we’ve lost who dedicated their lives to their craft both in front of and behind the camera. Through the immeasurable contributions each of them left an individual and indubitable mark that shared and informed us.”
The Pulp Fiction star then got choked up while giving a special shout-out to his dear friend Newton-John, referencing her hit song “Hopelessly Devoted to You” from Grease.
“They’ve touched our hearts, they’ve made us smile and became dear friends who we will always remain hopelessly devoted to,” he said…