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Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams
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Vanessa Lynn Williams
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March 18, 1963
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Tarrytown, New York, U.S.A.
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Vanessa Williams has been a leading lady in Hollywood for over a decade working with other stars such as Arnold Schwarzenegger. With a long and illustrious career Vanessa Williams has been able to lift herself over most of her competition with her winning

It has been 31 years since she was asked to give up her crown as the first African American winner of the Miss America pageant and on Sunday night (September 13) Vanessa Williams finally got the apology she deserves.

The “Saved the Best For Last” songstress stepped down from her throne back in 1984 after Penthouse magazine published nude photos she took years prior.

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It’s a sensitive subject to say the least, so when Vanessa Williams agreed to talk about the sexual abuse she endured as a pre-teen, Oprah Winfrey was grateful.

During her interview on “Oprah’s Master Class,” the “Saved the Best for Last” songstress recalled the moment an older girl stole her innocence at the tender age of 10.

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Making the most of Black History Month, First Lady Michelle Obama attended a star-studded premiere for the forthcoming Lifetime Television movie “The Trip to Bountiful” on Monday night (February 24).

Joined by stars like Cicely Tyson, Blair Underwood, Keke Palmer and Vanessa Williams, Mrs. Obama looked lovely as she addressed the audience at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington DC.

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She has a diverse resume with experience that ranges from Top 40 radio to the Miss America pageant, and Vanessa Williams' latest project takes her to The Great White Way.

The “Ugly Betty” babe will serve as a guest vocalist in the Broadway production of “After Midnight,” based on the Cotton Club years of Duke Ellington.

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The gorgeous Vanessa Williams was on hand at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Gray Line at Pier 78 in New York City on Thursday afternoon (September 27).

The 49-year-old actress rocked a black dress as she was also inducted into the tour company’s Ride of Fame.

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Gearing up for the new fall season, ABC held its 2012 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills on Friday (July 27).

The network paraded out all their stars for the event, which included "Dancing with the Stars" cast members Cheryl Burke who wore a slinky black dress with heels and a gold cuff bracelet and Karina Smirnoff who posed in a cream-colored sequined dress. They were joined by new "DWTS" all star cast member Pamela Anderson.

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They've been going strong since 2004, and the stars of “Desperate Housewives” gathered to celebrate the series finale in Hollywood on Sunday night (April 29).

Eva Longoria, Felicity Huffman. Vanessa Williams and Brenda Strong all showed up at the W Hollywood sporting jewel-toned dresses to pay tribute to their long-running hit show.

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She’s been a busy gal as of late, and Vanessa Williams was spotted arriving at ABC Studios in New York City this morning (April 19).

The “Saved the Best for Last” songstress was joined by her mother Helen Williams for an appearance on “Good Morning America” to promote their new book “You Have No Idea.”

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Working on the latest episode of her hit show "Desperate Housewives", Eva Longoria kept tabs on her social life before dealing with a seemingly runaway bride on-set in Los Angeles, California on Wednesday (April 18).

Stepping out of her dressing trailer, the 37-year-old actress made her way to the ABC set holding up her long green dress in one hand while busily texting with the other before shooting a scene with co-star Vanessa Williams, who was all dolled up in a wedding dress.

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She’s revealing all in her new book “You Have No Idea,” and it turns out Vanessa Williams has had more than her fair share of struggle over the years.

The “Desperate Housewives” actress gave an interview with ABC’s “Nightline” in which she divulged her abortion as a teenager.

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