Olivia Newton-John had various prolonged relationships all through her life — however none extra headline-grabbing than her ex Patrick McDermott.
Tragedy struck the Australian star’s life when her on-off boyfriend of 9 years mysteriously vanished on an in a single day fishing journey off the California coast in 2005 quickly after they known as it quits.
A Coast Guard investigation on the time concluded that the American cameraman had possible drowned and he has been presumed useless ever since.
However conspiracy theorists have lengthy claimed that McDermott might have faked his personal demise.
Quite a few stories alleged he was residing in Mexico with a brand new girlfriend, whereas some urged he’d gone off the grid to dodge his tax money owed.
A personal eye alleged in 2010 that he’d tracked down the cameraman residing on a ship off the coast of Acapulco — and that he simply needed to be left alone. That declare was by no means substantiated.
“He was misplaced at sea, and no person actually is aware of what occurred,” Newton-John advised Australia’s “60 Minutes” in 2016.
“It’s human to marvel. However , these are the issues in life it’s a must to settle for and let go. As a result of everytime you undergo tough instances, there’s all the time these issues.”
In an earlier interview in 2009, the “Grease” star described being haunted by the trauma of dropping her former lover.
“I believe there’ll all the time be a query mark … I don’t suppose I’ll ever actually be at peace with it,” she advised the Australian Girls’s Weekly journal.
Three years after McDermott’s disappearance, Newton-John went on to marry John Easterling, to whom she remained married till her demise on Monday.
The Aussie singer-songwriter was additionally beforehand married to Matt Lattanzi and the couple shared a daughter, Chloe Rose Lattanzi.