Olivia Newton John cries while being awarded Companion of the Order of Australia in LA

Joy Tears! Olivia Newton John gets emotional while receiving the Companion of the Order of Australia medal and promises to do the best for the country I love & # 39; in the middle of her third cancer fight

She who was announced earlier this year on the Australia Day honors list.

And on June 11, Olivia Newton became overwhelmed with emotion by receiving a companion from the Order of Australia in Los Angeles.

The 70-year-old cried tears of joy when she shared the moment with 30 of those closest to her when the medal was hanging around her neck, The Australian reported.

Olivia Newton John (L) became emotional while receiving Companion of the Order of Australia in Los Angeles on June 11 by the Australian ambassador to the US, Joe Hockey (R)

Olivia Newton John (L) became emotional while receiving Companion of the Order of Australia in Los Angeles on June 11 by the Australian ambassador to the US, Joe Hockey (R)

Olivia received the prize by the Australian ambassador to the US, Joe Hockey.

& # 39; Thank you for this wonderful medal, I am so happy to share this great honor with you, & # 39; she said. & # 39; I will continue to do the best for the country I love. & # 39;

For the occasion, the Grease star was stunned in a stylish white trouser suit with golden buttons as she struggled to control her catchy smile.

In the Australian honors system, the companion of the Order of Australia is rewarded for outstanding achievements and merits of the highest grade serving Australia or humanity in general.

Overjoyed: the 70-year-old cried tears of joy when she shared the moment with 30 of those closest to her when the medal was hanging around her neck, the Australian reported

Overjoyed: the 70-year-old cried tears of joy when she shared the moment with 30 of those closest to her when the medal was hanging around her neck, the Australian reported

Overjoyed: the 70-year-old cried tears of joy when she shared the moment with 30 of those closest to her when the medal was hanging around her neck, the Australian reported

Proud: & # 39; Thank you for this wonderful medal, I am so happy to be able to share this great honor with you & # 39 ;, she said. & # 39; I will continue to do the best for the country I love. & # 39;

Proud: & # 39; Thank you for this wonderful medal, I am so happy to be able to share this great honor with you & # 39 ;, she said. & # 39; I will continue to do the best for the country I love. & # 39;

Proud: & # 39; Thank you for this wonderful medal, I am so happy to be able to share this great honor with you & # 39 ;, she said. & # 39; I will continue to do the best for the country I love. & # 39;

Speaking after the memorable moment, Oliva said she definitely had some pre-event jitters before receiving the coveted award.

& # 39; It's huge for me. I started getting nervous yesterday when I thought, "Wow, this is really happening." & # 39;

The top gong comes as it was revealed in September last year. Olivia is fighting cancer for the third time.

Last month her husband John Easterling said that she did & # 39; exceptionally well & # 39; since the heartbreaking diagnosis.

& # 39; It's a very, very impressive story & # 39 ;, John told Channel Nine & # 39; s Today Show, claiming that the 70-year-old had benefited from the use of medicinal cannabis.

Brave: The top gong comes as it was revealed in September last year. Olivia is fighting cancer for the third time

Brave: The top gong comes as it was revealed in September last year. Olivia is fighting cancer for the third time

Brave: The top gong comes as it was revealed in September last year. Olivia is fighting cancer for the third time

& # 39; Olivia is doing exceptionally well. We have just returned from the Bahamas, swimming, boating. It's a very, very, impressive story with Olivia, & the businessman revealed.

John appeared via a Santa Barbara video link in the US as part of a panel to discuss the barriers that prevent Australians from accessing medicinal cannabis.

& # 39; For her (Olivia) it really eased the pain and when you look at the cannabis studies you see a wide spectrum of applications across the board, not just with cancer and cancer-related pain, & # 39 ; he said.

The four-time Grammy winner was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992, undergoes partial breast amputation and reconstruction.

Olivia fought cancer for the second time in 2013, but kept the disease private.

Fighting: last month her husband John Easterling (photo) said that she did & # 39; exceptionally well & # 39; since the heartbreaking diagnosis

Fighting: last month her husband John Easterling (photo) said that she did & # 39; exceptionally well & # 39; since the heartbreaking diagnosis

Fighting: last month her husband John Easterling (photo) said that she did & # 39; exceptionally well & # 39; since the heartbreaking diagnosis

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