The iconic costume Olivia Newton-John donned to perform 'You're the one that I want' with John Travolta made more than double the expectation. I mean, wouldn't you also fork out millions for this getup that had us all exclaiming "what waist" when we first watched Grease?

1978: Left to right: actors Jeff Conaway, Olivia

The singer-actress auctioned off a treasure trove of her costumes to raise funds for the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute. Her original script from the film was also among the items on the sale at the auction, which in total raised $2.4 billion (over R35,4 billion).


Compiled by Afika Jadezweni 

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