Our hearts are breaking for Vanessa Hudgens right now. The actress announced that her dad, who has been battling cancer for quite some time, passed away last night. Her devastating news comes right as she is about to go onstage to be part of the new musical event Grease: Live tonight.
Vanessa tweeted a heartbreaking message to share the news.
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
The show must go on though, and Vanessa tweeted that despite her devastating loss, she will still be performing.
Tonight, I do the show in his honor.— Vanessa Hudgens (@VanessaHudgens) January 31, 2016
She is so brave in dedicating her special performance, and our hearts will be with her and her family during the whole thing.
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