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“Don’t scare us like that”: Olivia Newton-John post sparks concern amid cancer battle

“Don’t scare us like that”: Olivia Newton-John post sparks concern amid cancer battle

Grease star Olivia Newton-John has over 360,000 followers on Instagram where she shares information about her life, her family and her battle with stage-four metastatic breast cancer.

The star sparked concern among devoted fans however when one of her posts appeared to show a turn for the worst on Wednesday after she shared an image of her walker on Instagram.

The 71-year-old was quick to calm her worried fans after one commented: “Don’t scare us like that.”

Olivia attempted to ease the situation after writing in an updated caption of the image that she was no longer using her walker to help assist mobility, but instead was using it as a sturdy breakfast tray.

“I accidentally posted this photo without a note. Recycling at its best! Using my old walker as a breakfast cart with my beautiful husband,” she wrote in an edited caption. 

“Sorry to worry people! (But thanks for your concern.) I am totally fine!”

“Glad you are going well, Liv, but don't scare us like that! We are protective of you and freak out easily!” one happy fan went on to say. 

Another wrote: “Just glad to hear you're okay! Great thinking on using things available to you so you do not have to carry heavy or awkward objects. 

“Wishing you and your family safe keeping and well being always.”

In January, Olivia revealed her tumours had shrunken in size and told the The Sunday Telegraph that she had been using medicinal cannabis and other natural remedies in addition to conventical medicine.

“My tumours are receding or they're going away or they're staying the same, on a Stage 4 metastatic breast cancer — that's pretty amazing,” she admitted.

“If I hadn't had the experience, I'm having with cannabis I wouldn't be able to talk about it.”

Olivia was diagnosed with her third bout of cancer in 2017, after she was successfully cured of the disease twice in 1992 and 2013. 

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