Australian singer Helen Reddy dead at 78

The global star was renown for her song, 'I Am Woman.'

Aussie singer Helen Reddy has passed away at aged 78. Helen, who is best known for her inspirational hit 'I Am Woman,' died at home in Los Angeles.

Helen was Melbourne-born acitivist, who recently returned to the spotlight after her life was turned into a hit film, Stan I Am Woman.

Although she worked as a signer across the globe, she worked tirelessly as a pioneer behind the women's rights movement of the 1970s, and the film I Am Woman showcased the phenomenal efforts she put into the cause.



Since her passing, several fans have taken to social media ro pay tribute to the star, with manyquoting her famous lyrics.

"If I have to, I can do anything, I am strong, I am invincible, I am woman," one tweeted.

While others shared kind words about her role in activism.

"Her legacy teaches future generations in song. Women at the forefront of society. A feminist and egalitarian. May we all (regardless of gender) have a little sing this morning and respectfully reflect. Pay this good work forward in our lives," another added.

Helen is survived by her daughter Traci, son Jordan and sister Toni Lamond.

Vale, Helen Reddy.

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