Emmy Awards Slammed for Excluding Olivia Newton-John From In Memoriam Tribute

The 74th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards aired dwell on NBC Monday evening.

Followers of Olivia Newton-John had been left in shock when the late actress and singer was shut out of the In Memoriam section.

The In Memoriam a part of the telecast honors actors, administrators, producers, and extra who handed away for the reason that earlier yr’s ceremony.

 Olivia Newton-John attends 2018 G'Day USA Los Angeles Black Tie Gala

Sidney Poitier, Betty White, Nichelle Nichols, and Ray Liotta had been a number of the celebrities honored within the tribute a part of the present.

Nevertheless, Newton-John, who handed away in August, was not noted.

Olivia Newton-John attends the Academy Presents

Followers took to social media to react to the snub.

“How do neglect Olivia Newton John? How dare you. She is and at all times can be an icon. And also you forgot her?” an irate fan mentioned in response.

“Okay watching Emmys and so they simply honored many who’ve handed, the place was Olivia Newton-John?” one other fan puzzled.

Newton-John was finest identified for her work as a musician, and for showing within the hit film Grease, alongside John Travolta.

Olivia Newton-John attends the VIP reception for upcoming

Newton-John’s husband broke the unhappy information of her passing at age 73 on August 8.

“Olivia has been an emblem of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast most cancers,” John Easterling wrote on Fb.

“Her therapeutic inspiration and pioneering expertise with plant medication continues with the Olivia Newton-John Basis Fund, devoted to researching plant medication and most cancers.”

The assertion continued: “Olivia is survived by her husband John Easterling; daughter Chloe Lattanzi; sister Sarah Newton-John; brother Toby Newton-John; nieces and nephews Tottie, Fiona and Brett Goldsmith; Emerson, Charlie, Zac, Jeremy, Randall, and Pierz Newton-John; Jude Newton-Inventory, Layla Lee; Kira and Tasha Edelstein; and Brin and Valerie Corridor.”

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta attend the Academy Presents

Newton-John was offered over 100 million albums all through her profession.

The star’s hottest songs had been “Bodily,” “Have You Ever Been Mellow,” and “You are The One That I Need.”

Newton-John was identified with breast most cancers in 1992 and revealed in Might 2017 that the illness had returned after 25 years in remission.

“My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so significantly better,” Travolta mentioned of his Grease co-star earlier this yr.

Olivia Newton-John attends the 2019 Industry Dance Awards at Avalon Hollywood

“Your affect was unbelievable. I really like you a lot. We’ll see you down the street and we’ll all be collectively once more. Yours from the second I noticed you and ceaselessly! Your Danny, your John!”

Might Olivia Newton-John relaxation in peace.

Paul Dailly is the Affiliate Editor for TV Fanatic. Comply with him on Twitter.

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