"One of the producers said, 'We've got this idea, how do you feel about having RICK play your bodyguard?' I said sure, I'll give him a call.' He said, 'Well, you're going to have to sleep with him,' and I said, 'That's OK, we've done that before!'" UGLY BETTY star Vanessa Williams on plans to ask her ex-husband Rick Fox to play her love interest on the show.