Report claims Grease star Olivia Newton-John has only 'weeks to live'

Singer Olivia Newton-John is not dying, her manager has announced.

The 70-year-old Grease star was said to have 'only weeks to live', according to reports from both Australia and the U.S.

An unnamed 'insider' told Radar Online last week: 'Olivia's bodily functions appear to be shutting down, but she refuses to let go until she makes it through [her daughter] Chloe's day.'

The report was followed up by Australian entertainment website Now to Love, which claimed she had a 'prognosis [of] weeks not months'.  

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Health fears: Olivia Newton-John's manager has described reports the Grease star 'only has weeks to live' as 'laughable' after claims she was 'clinging to life'. Pictured on September 18

Health fears: Olivia Newton-John's manager has described reports the Grease star 'only has weeks to live' as 'laughable' after claims she was 'clinging to life'. Pictured on September 18

However, after reports Newton-John was losing her battle with cancer began circulating, her U.S.-based manager clarified that she wasn't dying. 

Michael Caprio said that articles about his client's death were 'hilarious', adding: 'You might want to get better sources versus reading tabloids'.

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Olivia Newton-John's management for further comment.  

In May 2017, Olivia was diagnosed with breast cancer for a third time, more than 20 years after her first diagnosis.   

She also secretly battled breast cancer for a second time back in 2013. 

Explaining why she chose not to go public with her second diagnosis, Olivia said last year: 'I thought, "It's my life", and I just decided to keep it to myself.' 

Reports: The 70-year-old Grease star was said to 'only [have] weeks to live', according to reports from both Australia and America - however these claims were later denied by her manager. Pictured on January 27, 2018 in Los Angeles

Reports: The 70-year-old Grease star was said to 'only [have] weeks to live', according to reports from both Australia and America - however these claims were later denied by her manager. Pictured on January 27, 2018 in Los Angeles

During an interview with Sunday Night in September 2018, the veteran entertainer admitted she had 'moments' when her cancer diagnosis scared her.

'I'd be lying if I said I never [get scared]. There are moments, I'm human,' she said.

'If I allowed myself to go there, I could easily create that big fear. But my husband's always there, and he's there to support me. I believe I will win over it. That's my goal.'

Support: Olivia is pictured with her husband John Easterling at the Rome Film Festival in 2011

Support: Olivia is pictured with her husband John Easterling at the Film Festival in 2011

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