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A man bought Olivia Newton-John's 'Grease' jacket for $243,200 and gave it back to her

  • In the video, Newton-John seemed shocked when she realized what was in the bright pink, gift-wrapped box.
  • The jacket and skin-tight pants Newton-John wore in the 1978 film sold separately in the November 2 auction for more than double their estimate and raised $405,700 for the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research and Wellness Centre in Australia.
  • Spanx founder Sara Blakely bought the pants, which Newton-John said she had to be sewn into, according to the auction house.
  • Newton-John wore the outfit for one of the film's final songs, "You're the One That I Want," alongside John Travolta.
  • She seemed thrilled when the buyer asked if she would put it on display in her cancer center.
  • On the auction website, a note said that Newton-John wanted to see people enjoying what they'd bought.

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