Amid Health Rumors, Newton-John Quotes Mark Twain

'Rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated'
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 3, 2019 8:11 AM CST
Newton-John: Happy New Year. No, I'm Not Dead
Olivia Newton-John attends an event at the InterContinental Hotel Los Angeles on Jan. 27, 2018.   (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

(Newser) – Olivia Newton-John revealed her third cancer diagnosis last year with optimism: "I believe I will win over it," she said. The Grease actress remains of the same mindset despite reports suggesting she has only weeks to live, per People. "I just want to say the rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated, to quote a very famous quote, and I'm doing great and I want to wish all of you the happiest, healthiest 2019 that's possible," the smiling 70-year-old said in a video shared Wednesday. Her niece, Tottie Goldsmith, is also trying to calm worried fans. "You can rest assured she is going nowhere and in really good health," she says, per News.com.au. (Read more Olivia Newton-John stories.)

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