Delta Goodrem's role as Olivia Newton-John met with mixed reactions

Olivia Morris
Junior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

No matter who takes on the challenge of playing the role of Olivia Newton-John, people will definitely have a lot to say about you.

That’s exactly what happened for Delta Goodrem after the premiere of the ONJ TV biopic last night, Olivia: Hopelessly Devoted To You.

Delta’s performance as Olivia Newton-John received mixed reviews. Source: Seven

Many viewers took to social media to express their opinions on the Channel Seven movie.

Olivia Newton-John and Delta Goodrem pictured here together last year. Source: Getty

Some praised Delta’s performance.



 



However, others weren’t so quick to praise Delta’s performance of Olivia.

One viewer said there was a bit of a “disconnect” with The Voice judge playing the role of Olivia.


Another called Delta a “distraction to the story”.


It appears for some Delta’s performance in the biopic prompted a campaign for the 33-year-old to perform at Eurovision next year.


Now, we’d love to see that.

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