Olivia Newton-John reacts to Grease fan theory about Sandy
Olivia Newton-John has some thoughts after hearing about the Grease fan theory concerning her character, Sandy, that has long circulated the realms of the internet and went viral again recently.
According to the theory, John Travolta’s Danny did not save Sandy from drowning as the lyrics from “Summer Nights” would have viewers believe. Instead, the entire movie is a hallucination in Sandy’s head due to lack of oxygen. That whole floating car at the end of the movie? That’s Sandy going to heaven.
The theory has since been debunked by Grease‘s original creator, Jim Jacobs, but Newton-John still got a kick out of it. “I thought it was hilarious,” the actress said during a recent talk at AOL Build. She even had a fun spin to put on the theory. “If that’s the case, we were the first zombie musical,” she said before joking, “we look pretty good considering.”
You can watch more of Newton-John talking about Grease below.