Olivia Newton-John says home-grown cannabis has helped her amid cancer battle

Obiajulu Chiagoziem

Grease star Olivia Newton-John, 73 years old, in an interview with cancer survivor Hoda Kotb on the Today show, shared an insight into how she survived after 30 years of being diagnosed with breast cancer.

Sharing how she has survived amidst her own effort to stay strong after being diagnosed with the dreadful and malignant disease, she has hailed her home-grown cannabis as being hugely influential in how she feels and survived.

The actress said: “I have my days, I have my pains, but the cannabis that my husband grows for me has been such a huge part of my healing.”

Olivia also declared that he interviewer, Hoda Kotb, 57, was her “sister” after she successfully battled cancer.

Hoda who was sometime in 2007 diagnosed of cancer, but has survived when the prognosis was not so good.

Olivia said: “I’m really sorry you went through that. I didn’t know that about you. So you’re well now, you’re doing good?”

Hoda replied: “Yes, I’m doing good. By the way, I’m just going to pause for a second. Another wonderful thing about you is what you just did there. Thank you – thank you for asking.”

Olivia then told Hoda: “Of course, we’re sisters. Anyone that has gone on this journey with cancer, it’s unknown destinations and surprises and turns.”

Olivia also spoke about her track of 1981 which celebrated it’s 40th year anniversary of recent while saying “How is this possible that I’m still talking about a song that I recorded 40 years ago and people still like it?

“Today the lyrics are like a lullaby, don’t you reckon?”

She continued “But in those days … I remember listening to it and going, ‘That’s a really great song,’ and didn’t really tune in to what it was about.

“And then when I recorded it, I started to panic, and I called my manager and said, ‘I think I’ve gone too far with this song. It’s just too much.'”She concluded.

Olivia is a British-Australian singer, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur and activist.