Olivia Newton-John's First Husband Matt Lattanzi Moved On With Their Babysitter

Olivia Newton-John was married to Matt Lattanzi from 1984 to 1995. The pair met in 1980 on the set of “Xanadu,” the place Lattanzi was a back-up dancer, and dated for 4 years earlier than exchanging “I dos.” They welcomed their daughter Chloe in 1986. Throughout her first bout with most cancers, Lattanzi was extremely supportive of his spouse, telling The Spokesman Evaluation in 1993 how pleased he was that Newton-John had gone into remission. “She’s positive and is totally cured now. You possibly can see the change in Livy simply by taking a look at her,” he mentioned. “She’s turn out to be a dwelling beam of sunshine, as if she’s gone from 25-watt fridge bulb to an excellent  lamp. How might any most cancers dwell in all that mild?”

However, their marriage would quickly unravel, and he and Newton-John introduced their separation in 1995. In line with Folks, Newton-John’s niece, Totti Goldberg, cited the pair’s irreconcilable variations because the catalyst for his or her divorce. However quickly, rumors rapidly unfold about Lattanzi’s alleged affair with the babysitter, Cindy Jessup, who was solely 23 at the moment — greater than 10 years his junior. Per the Each day Mail, Jessup met Lattanzi whereas he and Newton-John have been dwelling in Australia with their daughter. They clicked immediately because of their mutual love of biking, however the two did not begin relationship till after Lattanzi’s marriage to Newton-John had ended. Jessup and Lattanzi ultimately tied the knot in a quiet ceremony in Malibu in 1999, reportedly with Newton-John and her daughter’s blessing. On the time, Lattanzi mentioned, “I’m so lucky. I could not ask for a greater end result.”