Hours before Grease Live! started yesterday, Vanessa Hudgens, who starred as Rizzo, announced on Twitter that her father had passed away from cancer the night before. She performed despite this and in his honor, delivering a performance so incredible, critics and Twitter were blown away. But it was her rendition of "There Are Worse Things I Could Do" that was her real standout moment. Her rendition is so moving, it's hard not get teary watching.
The show was dedicated to Hudgens' father:
And celebrities wasted no time congratulating Vanessa on her remarkable work, strength, and showmanship after the production wrapped. Her sister and boyfriend, Austin Butler posted heartwarming messages:
Along with her High School Musical costars:
And other fans and friends in Hollywood:
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