Vanessa Hudgens Shares Emotional Message One Week After Her Dad's Death

Our hearts go out to her.

Vanessa Hudgens
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Update, 2/7: One week after Vanessa Hudgens lost her father, Greg, to stage four cancer, the actress has taken to Instagram to share a heartbreaking message with her 15.4 million followers:

Our thoughts continue to be with Hudgens and her family during this time. 

Original post, 1/31: Today, Vanessa Hudgens announced that her father, Greg, has died following a difficult battle with cancer. 

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Last August, Hudgens revealed her dad was terminally ill in a moving speech at the 2015 Industry Dance Awards & Cancer Benefit Show. "Last year, my boyfriend Austin [Butler] lost his mom Lori to cancer, and my dad has just been recently diagnosed with stage four cancer," she said. "Let me tell you, I hate cancer. I hate cancer with every cell of my being." 

Greg's passing happened the night before Hudgens is set to star as Rizzo in FOX's production of Grease: Livea performance she is dedicating to his memory. 

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Upon hearing the news, the actress's close friends and former co-stars have reached out on Twitter to show their support:

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Our condolences also go out to Hudgens and her family at this time. 

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