Vanessa Hudgens Shares an Emotional Instagram Message After Dad's Death

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Vanessa Hudgens is still grieving after her father's death.


The Grease: Live!
star took to Instagram on Saturday to share a message with her fans, revealing that her dad, Greg Hudgens, has been on her mind. Greg died of cancer on Jan. 30 at age 65.


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The 27-year-old actress shared a quote that read, "I wish heaven had visiting hours," and captioned it with, "If only…"

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Last week, Hudgens shared the tragic news about her father on Twitter just hours before she was set to perform on Grease: Live!, a commitment she ultimately and very successfully followed through with.


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


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The actress proved she could smile even in the face of tragedy as she nailed her musical numbers in Grease:Live!. She received high praise from critics, fans and friends after her stunning turn as Rizzo in the live, one-time performance on Jan. 31.

To see the High School Musical alum’s most talked about moments of the night, watch the video below.