1. Just hours before her performance in Grease: Live was set to begin, Vanessa Hudgens announced her father had died of cancer.
“Tonight, I do the show in his honor,” Hudgens tweeted.
2. From critics to fellow performers to viewers, just about everyone agreed that Hudgens’ performance as Rizzo would have made him proud.
- Churches across the US are prepping an underground railroad system for immigrants who fear deportation under Trump.
- The widow of a Kansas immigrant allegedly killed by a white nationalist demanded answers from the government about stopping hate crimes.
- At a rally in NYC, trans New Yorkers asked for support from the broader LGBT community — something they haven't always gotten.
- Barack Obama took Malia to see a Broadway show and everyone is talking about how refreshed he's looking 😎