Vanessa Williams - Vanessa Williams Still In Touch With First Love

Singer/actress Vanessa Williams has revealed she's still in touch with the ex-boyfriend whose child she aborted as a teenager.
The Desperate Housewives stunned fans, friends and even members of her own family with the baby revelation in her newly-published memoirs You Have No Idea, in which she names the ex who impregnated her.
But she's determined not to vilify her first love, Bruce Hanson, insisting he has become a wonderful person and a father of two.
Appearing on U.S. news show Access Hollywood Live on Friday (20Apr12), Williams reveals her boyfriend was by her side when she had the abortion: "He was wonderful and (now) he's a father of two, he's been married to his wife forever. He's a lovely guy."
And to make sure he was OK with her detailing his part in her past in the book, Williams insisted on sending him a copy of everything concerning him before the tome was published: "I sent everybody their pages before we even went to print. I said, 'Listen, this is what I'm planning; if there's any questions... and everyone got back their notes'. I wanted to be fair.
"It's my story and my life and I didn't want to drag anybody else down."
Appearing alongside the star on the news show, Williams' mother and co-author Helen recalled finding her daughter and her first love Hanson getting romantic on the family sofa.
Helen remembered returning home one morning for something she had forgotten and realising someone had cooked breakfast in the house.
She says, "Music was blaring and I went down (to the basement) and realised that two people were there... on the sofa, so I turned off the music, and then it was like, 'Oh no, mum's here!'"
Helen called Vanessa's father and told him to come home, and after a few tense words between father and boyfriend, the singer's dad lashed out.
Williams admits her parents were never fond of the boy who eventually impregnated her: "We'd been forbidden to see each other time and time again."


Tags: Vanessa Williams


More Vanessa Williams

Lead Film Roles That Could Have Looked Very Different

With Robert Downey Jr fitting so perfectly as likeable irritant Tony Stark, Christian Bale slipping so easily into the tortured billionaire psyche of Bruce Wayne...

Miss America 2014 Winner Nina Davuluri Chooses To "Rise Above" Racist Comments

Nina Davuluri made history after being crowned Miss America 2014 at Sunday's ceremony held in Atlantic City. Nina Davuluri is the first winner of the...

'Temptation: Confessions Of A Marriage Counselor' - Kim Kardashian Role Revealed In Movie Trailer

Kim Kardashian’s pregnancy may be all over the news but making babies isn’t all that the reality TV star has been up to lately. She’s...

Tyler Perry's Temptation: Confessions Of A Marriage Counselor Trailer

Judith is a marriage counsellor who, ironically, has little experience of relationships as she has been with her first boyfriend for nineteen years and married...


Kim Kardashian Flexes Acting Muscles In Trailer For New Tyler Perry Movie

Kim Kardashian must really be sick of people asking her what she's famous for because she has actually been doing what can only be described...

Vanessa Williams And Mother Sign Book - 'You Have No Idea'

1983's Miss America Vanessa Williams poses with her mother Helen at a book signing in Barnes & Noble, New York City. Photos are taken of...

Hannah Montana The Movie Trailer

Watch the trailer for Hannah Montana The MovieHannah Montana has had the feature film treatment. To her friends Miley Stewart is a normal girl, she...



Vanessa Williams Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Vanessa Williams

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All