Washington D.C., Feb. 1(ANI): Vanessa Hudgens is mourning over her father’s death hours before she is set to take the stage in an anticipated live musical production.
The 27-year-old actress took to her Twitter handle on January 31 and revealed that her father, Greg Hudgens, has died after battling stage 4 cancer, reports E! Online.
Greg was 65 years old and Vanessa revealed his ailment last August.
The ‘High School Musical’ star wrote, “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.”
Hudgens broke the sad news hours before FOX’s Grease: Live musical special. “Tonight, I do the show in his honor,” she tweeted.
In addition to the actress, Greg is also survived by her mother and his wife Gina Hudgens and Vanessa’s 20-year-old sister Stella Hudgens. (ANI)