Tragically, Vanessa Hudgens is currently starring in Fox’s Grease: Live! one day after her father, Greg Hudgens, passed away from cancer.
Hudgens shared the news on social media on Sunday (Jan. 31) hours after performing as Rizzo in Fox’s live musical production. The 27-year-old actress posted that her performance will be dedicated to her father.
I am so sad to say that last night my daddy, Greg passed away from stage 4 cancer. Thank you to everyone who kept him in your prayers.— Vanessa Hudgens (@VanessaHudgens) January 31, 2016
Tonight, I do the show in his honor.— Vanessa Hudgens (@VanessaHudgens) January 31, 2016
The former High School Musical star is co-starring in Grease: Live! alongside Aaron Tveit, Julianne Hough and Carly Rae Jepsen, among others.