Last month, the entertainment industry was shaken to its core when legendary singer and actress Olivia Newton-John passed away at the age of 73 after a long battle with breast cancer.
The British born, Australian raised star was not only known for her role as Sandy on Grease and Xanadu, but also her hit songs “If Not for You,” “Let Me Be There,” “Have You Never Been Mellow,” and “Physical.”
She also wracked up Grammys for Best Country Female Artist, an Academy of Country Music Award for Most Promising Female Vocalist, and Female Vocalist of the Year at the 1974 CMA Awards.
Needless to say, she had quite the decorated career, which left a ton of people scratching their heads when she was left off the memoriam at this year’s Emmy Awards.
As is pretty standard, pictures of celebrities who had passed away over the past year rotated through the screen at the Emmys as John Legend sang his song “Pieces,” featuring the likes of Bob Saget, Betty White, and more, but Olivia Newton-John was left out.
However, she was noted in the Emmys “In Memoriam” section on their website. But still, how could she have been left out of the actual ceremony?
Needless to say, this drew some confused reactions from fans: