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Vanessa Hudgens: Stars send support to actress after her father’s death

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Just a few hours before she takes the stage for Sunday’s broadcast of Grease: Live, Vanessa Hudgens announced on Twitter that her father, Greg, died of cancer on Saturday. Hudgens, who is starring as Rizzo, added that she’ll be dedicating her performance to him, and a number of costars, friends, and fans reached out on social media to share their support.

Many of Hudgens’ former High School Musical costars, including Ashley Tisdale, Monique Coleman, and Olesya Rulin, shared their condolences on Twitter, as did stars like Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Sarah Hyland, and Debra Messing.



Grease: Live airs Sunday at 7 p.m. ET on Fox.