Vanessa Hudgens’ dad passed away yesterday after a courageous battle with cancer. The starlet has since been surrounded by her fellow celebs showing their support and love during this sad time.
The former High School Musical star tweeted an emotional message saying “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.” at 8.54am on 31st January 2016.
Hudgens actually revealed that her father was suffering from stage four cancer last August during the 2015 Industry Dance Awards & Cancer Benefit Show. She is now dedicating her performance as Rizzo in FOX’s Grease: Live! show to his memory, tweeting “Tonight, I do the show in his honour.” after her first tweet on the news of his passing.