Newton-John experienced a great deal of pain from the metastatic bone lesions and has openly spoken of using cannabis oil to ease her pain.
Later that year, she appeared in her first film since Grease, starring in the musical with and.
She also appeared on where she met future duet partner, singer , and future music producer, Carroll and Farrar would later marry.
Newton-John has been a long-time activist for environmental and animal rights issues.
In 2010, Billboard magazine ranked this as the most popular single ever about sex.
In 1981, Newton-John released her most successful studio album, the double platinum , which strongly reinforced her image change by showcasing risqué, rock-oriented material.