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Vanessa Hudgens performs in 'Grease: Live' hours after dad dies

Actress stuns crowd in 'Grease Live'


The show must go on.

That’s the message from Vanessa Hudgens, who performed in “Grease: Live” Sunday night – just hours after finding out her father died.

Hudgens, 27, announced on Twitter that her 65-year-old dad, Greg Hudgens, died from stage 4 cancer.

“I am so sad to say that last night my daddy, Greg passed away from stage 4 cancer,” she said. “Thank you to everyone who kept him in your prayers.”



Hudgens, who’s playing Rizzo in FOX’s production of the popular movie musical, dedicated her performance to her dad.


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

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