The best Christmas gift ever has come early this year — a Grease reunion. Kind of. Our favourite fictional couple Sandy and Danny, aka Olivia Newton John and John Travolta, has teamed up this year to make a Christmas album. As if they didn’t supply us with enough hits to sing along to, they decide to make our hearts swoon for the millionth time.
There’s just one problem — the album is a product of cheese. Lots of it. I was rejoicing at the thought of ONJ and Travolta teaming up again after all these years, until I saw their music video for a song called “I Think You Might Like It.” While I think the video is actually really adorable, the interwebz has already started to make fun of these poor souls. A part of me wants to hug the duo for their cute video. The other part just wants to scroll through gifs of it.
Here are 5 really cheesy scenes from “I Think You Might Like It:”
1. Run, Johnny, run!
When John Travolta ran his glorious self down the airplane steps, I nearly peed. Seriously. His arms look so little and excited as he waddles down the steps to see his
soul mate bff, Olivia Newton John. What I want to know is if Travolta runs like this every time he steps off a plane. If so, I am so there.
I don’t get it. I really don’t. This could possibly be a reference to the duo’s epic finale in Grease, but all I see is some major cowboy swagger. It doesn’t help the ONJ is wearing heels that look exactly like cowgirl boots.
3. Fake laugh.
“What am I doing with my life? Hahaha…ha.”
4. Run to me, Olivia!
Olivia Newton-John will also star in the movie, which begins filming this week in Toronto. Canadian singer Hawksley Workman will also make an appearance.
“Nelly is an incredible entertainer and, after speaking with her, I realized that she fully relished embracing her inner hockey fanatic,” McGowan said.
Olivia Newton-John is looking to get her piece of the “Grease” pie.
The singer-actress is suing Universal Music for $1 million, saying she is due back payments for royalties made from the “Grease” soundtrack, E! Online reports.
According to the lawsuit, there was an agreement between the two parties as to how much Newton-John was to see in royalties. That amount was modified in 1979, 1980 and 2000 to include the soundtrack being sold in new mediums (e.g. CDs). In the court documents filed last Friday, Newton-John says she has received a dime, and Universal Music has not given an explanation as to why it has not paid the money.
Newton-John says she also never gave permission for Universal to use her image on the cover of the soundtrack.
“The lawsuit is without merit and, at the appropriate time, we expect that the court will dismiss it,” Universal replied to the charges in a statement released on Tuesday.