Vanessa Hudgens Announces Father's Death; PerformS 'Grease: Live' in His Honor

Vanessa Hudgens Announces Father’s Death; Performs ‘Grease: Live’ in His Honor

Just hours before her performance in Grease: Live! was set to begin, Vanessa Hudgens announced her father had died of cancer.


Hudgens shared the tragic news of his death just hours before she is due to take the stage in Fox’s production of Grease: Live as Rizzo.

” 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.”

My daddy and I ❤️❤️❤️ Please pray for his healing!!! The more prayers the better. ????

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“Tonight, I do the show in his honor,” Hudgens tweeted.
 From critics to fellow performers to viewers, just about everyone agreed that Hudgens’ performance as Rizzo would have made him proud.

After the cast took their bows, Fox even dedicated the production to Hudgens’ father, Greg.

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