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Miss America 2016, Betty Cantrell, On The Pageant Executives’ Apology To Vanessa Williams.

Betty Cantrell, the recently crowned Miss America 2016, is “thrilled” Vanessa Williams is back in the Miss America fold. Williams, the model and actress best known for her role as Wilhelmina Slater on Ugly Betty,...

Vanessa Williams Finally Receives An Apology From Miss America Pageant

Vanessa Williams returned to the Miss America pageant on Sunday (September 14th) as a guest judge, over 30 years after she resigned her crown following the publication of nude photographs in Penthouse magazine. At the...

Miss America Officials Sorry For Stripping Vanessa Williams Of Title

The Ugly Betty actress made history in 1983 when she became the first African-American to be crowned Miss America, but she was forced to quit the role 10 months later when nude photographs...

Vanessa Williams Joins Miss America Panel

Vanessa Williams has joined the judging panel of the 95th Miss America pageant. The model, singer and actress - who was forced to resign as the reigning Miss America in 1983 after just 10 months...

Vanessa Williams Returns To Miss America After Nude Photo Scandal

The Ugly Betty actress made history in 1983 when she became the first African-American to be crowned Miss America, but she resigned from the role 10 months later when nude photographs taken before...

Billy Joel And Vanessa Williams Stage Marriages On Independence Day

The rocker exchanged vows with his pregnant girlfriend Alexis Roderick at his Long Island estate in New York, while Williams wed fiance Jim Skrip. The ceremonies marked the start of Joel's fourth and...

Billy Joel And Vanessa Williams Stage Marriages On Independence Day

The rocker exchanged vows with his pregnant girlfriend Alexis Roderick at his Long Island estate in New York, while Williams wed fiance Jim Skrip. The ceremonies marked the start of Joel's fourth and...

Whoopi Goldberg And Steve Buscemi Among Tribeca Film Festival Jurors

Dylan MCDermott, Cobie Smulders, Hank Azaria, Michael Rapaport, Meryl Streep's actress daughter, Mamie Gummer, and feminist icon Gloria Steinem will also be a part of the 34-strong judging panel, which will choose the...

Vanessa Williams Loves To Indulge At Christmas

Singer/actress Vanessa Williams refuses to cut back on sweets and treats during the festive season because it's the only time of the year she gets to cook up her family favourites.The former Miss America is...

Ugly Betty Could Become Hollywood Film

'Ugly Betty' could soon be turned into a Hollywood movie.The comedy-drama show, which ran from 2006 to 2010, has developed a cult following and the cast of the show are apparently badgering its writer, Silvio...

Actress Vanessa Williams Confirms Engagement To Jim Skrip

Vanessa Williams is going to become a married woman for a third time! The former model and actress is set to tie the knot with her boyfriend of nearly two years Jim Skrip, a retired...

Vanessa Williams Is Engaged! Williams Reveals "Blessings" On 'The Queen Latifah Show'

Vanessa Williams is engaged to Jim Skrip! The former model and actress revealed her happy news on Friday (26th September) during a taping for The Queen Latifah Show.Vanessa Williams is engaged!Read More: Lead Film Roles...

Vanessa Williams Engaged

Actress/singer Vanessa Williams is set to wed for the third time.The former Miss America, 51, announced the news of her engagement to New York native Jim Skrip during a recent pre-taped appearance on The Queen...

Vanessa Williams Hit With Hefty Tax Bill

Actress/singer Vanessa Williams is facing a hefty bill from U.S. authorities amid allegations she owes $370,000 (£217,647) in unpaid taxes.Internal Revenue Service (Irs) officials issued the lien to the Ugly Betty beauty earlier this month...

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 and Daniel Day-Lewis transforming himself into the epitome of Abraham...

Family Death Made Vanessa Williams Think Twice About Sexual Assault Reveal

Actress and singer Vanessa Williams had to bury her feelings about a sexual encounter when she was just 10 after learning her uncle had died.The Save The Best For Last singer opened up about how...

Vanessa Williams Signs On For After Midnight Musical

Actress Vanessa Williams is to star in Broadway musical After Midnight.The Ugly Betty actress has signed on for a six-week stint in the production, which celebrates jazz icon Duke Ellington's years at Harlem's famous Cotton...

Cicely Tyson And Vanessa Williams To Reprise Roles In The Trip To Bountiful Tv Movie Adaptation

Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams are set to reprise their stage roles in the Tv movie adaptation of The Trip To Bountiful.The actresses starred in the Broadway play when it ran from April to October...

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 crown of Indian descent. The New Yorker celebrated her heritage...

Teri Hatcher Is Looking For Love

Teri Hatcher wants a new boyfriend.The former 'Desperate Housewives' star, who split from her second husband, Jon Tenney, in 2003 after nine years of marriage, has revealed she recently went on her first date in...

'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 also been doing a spot of acting, in Tyler Perry’s...

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 as work (in a sense) over the past few months.Now,...

Abc Announces Satanic Sunday With '666 Park Avenue'

The battle of the US TV networks continues, as they reveal details of the Fall 2012 schedules. Abc have revealed that their Sunday nights - once filled with the lightweight comic drama of 'Desperate Housewives'...

Desperate Housewives: Teri Hatcher Snubs Wrap Party

Desperate Housewives may be one of the most popular shows on TV but the catty behaviour that you often see on screen seems to have been carrying on whilst the cameras stop rolling. Nicoleltte Sheridan's...

Williams' Mother Received Death Threats After Miss America Crowning

Actress/singer Vanessa Williams' mother received racially-charged death threats after her daughter became the first black Miss America in 1983.The Ugly Betty star was crowned New York's Miss Syracuse back in 1983 and she continued on...

Williams Was Molested As A Child

Actress/singer Vanessa Williams has revealed she was molested by the daughter of a family friend when she was just 10 years old.The Desperate Housewives star bravely recounts the painful experience in her new memoir You...

Vanessa Williams Hoping To Stay Friends With Desperate Housewives

Actress/singer Vanessa Williams has high hopes the Desperate Housewives castmates can remain friends when the show ends in May (12) - because she'd like to think their traditional get-togethers can still take place.Williams admits she...

Eva Longoria Buys Burgers For Housewives Crew

Eva Longoria and her co-stars treated the 'Desperate Housewives' crew to burgers on the last day of filming of the new season.The actress - who plays Gabrielle Solis in the drama series - arranged for...

Vanessa Williams To Pen Book With Mum

Singer/actress Vanessa Williams is writing a motivational book for women - with her mum.The Desperate Housewives star has signed a deal with Gotham Books to write about family, fear, success and loss - and she's...

Williams Is Proud Mum After Daughter's Swim Wins

Actress/singer VANESSA WILLIAMS was beaming with pride when she appeared on U.S. TV show THE TALK on Friday (03Dec10) after cheering her daughter onto victory in a swimming competition hours earlier.The Desperate Housewives star spent...

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