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Vanessa Williams

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Famous as :

R&B singer, actress

Birth Name :

Vanessa Lynn Williams

Birth Date :

March 18, 1963

Birth Place :

Bronx, New York, USA

Spouse :

Ramon Hervey (PR consultant, 2-Jan-87 - 1997), Rick Fox (NBA player, 26-Sep-99 - Aug 2004)

Claim to fame :

The 1983 Miss America

Latest News


Vanessa Williams Engaged to Boyfriend Jim Skrip

September 26, 2014 22:22:26 GMT

is set to walk down the aisle for the third time. The former Miss America, 51, is engaged to boyfriend Jim Skrip. She flashed her new ring and announced the happy news during a taping of "The Queen Latifah Show" Friday, September 26 which will air next Tuesday.
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Video: Vanessa Williams Reveals She Was Molested by Woman at 10

July 17, 2014 08:12:14 GMT

appears on "Oprah's Master Class" on OWN and opens up about being molested by an 18-year-old woman when she was 10 years old. The abuse happened in the summer before her fifth grade when she joined her friend's family on their trip to California.
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A 'Toddlers and Tiaras' Mom Lashes Back at Vanessa Williams

May 03, 2012 08:12:50 GMT

' recent comments about pageant children and their parents apparently didn't sit well with one of "Toddlers & Tiaras" mothers. Wendy Dickey, the mother of Paisley Dickey, has struck back at the former Miss America by criticizing her past that involved nude photos scandal and teen pregnancy.
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Pics: 'Desperate Housewives' Ladies Cheerful at Final Season Kick-Off Party

September 22, 2011 09:09:47 GMT

, and were visiting Wisteria Lane at Universal Studios in Los Angeles, California on Wednesday night, September 21 to celebrate the final season premiere of their show "". Embracing a ladylike manner with their chic clothes, the women were goofing around on the red carpet.
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Wyclef Jean Speaks About His Shot Hand in Delmas City

March 22, 2011 02:34:24 GMT

Rapper has spoken out after he was shot in his native Haiti on Saturday night March 19, insisting he has "no idea" who opened fire on him. Jean came under attack while traveling with fellow rap star in the city of Delmas, where he was helping to drum up support for presidential candidate Michel Martelly.
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Daniel Radcliffe to Accept Award for Preventing Suicide

March 22, 2011 01:59:56 GMT

is set to be honored with the Trevor Project's Hero Award for his work helping the suicide prevention organization. The "Harry Potter" star will be handed the top prize for raising awareness of the non-profit group dedicated to crisis support for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youths.
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Vanessa Williams: Eva Longoria Will Be Fine Because She's Survivor

December 04, 2010 06:12:35 GMT

Actress has assured fans her "" co-star is recovering well following the news of her marriage breakdown, branding the Latina "a survivor". Longoria sent shockwaves through Hollywood last month when she filed for divorce from basketball star Tony Parker, citing irreconcilable differences.
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Vanessa Williams Not a Fan of 'Desperate Housewives' Once

September 13, 2010 01:48:04 GMT

had to be coaxed into taking on a role on TV hit "" - because she was one of the drama's worst critics. The actress admits she was a big fan until became the first African-American to join the show.
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First 'Desperate Housewives' Season 7 Promo

August 30, 2010 08:32:15 GMT

Susan, Bree, Lynette and Gaby join forces to fight the powerful force of a new housewife in the first promo of "". The show is welcoming to the neighborhood as an old friend of Lynette and Bree's new competition in hooking up with 's Keith.
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Vanessa Williams Dominates 'Desperate Housewives' Promo Pic

August 28, 2010 06:28:22 GMT

Goodbye Eddie, hello Renee. is put front and center on the new promo picture of "" season 7 as the new housewife who will reside on Wisteria Lane. The rest of the cast such as and surrounded her in jeans and sleeveless tops.
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Brian Austin Green May Be a Stud on 'Desperate Housewives'

July 05, 2010 02:35:25 GMT

, who was supposed to star on "Body Politic" before the plan was scrapped, has reportedly landed a new role on television. The actor is heading to Wisteria Lane because he has been cast as a stud on "".
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Vanessa Williams Moves In to Wisteria Lane

May 19, 2010 06:36:15 GMT

sticks to ABC, switching show to "". The former cast of now-canceled "" will not only do a guest starring appearance on the drama show but will be part of the series regulars next season.
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Vanessa Williams Supports America Ferrera's Idea for 'Ugly Betty' Movie

April 20, 2010 03:27:08 GMT

"" actress has joined her former co-stars and on a crusade to bring the canceled U.S. TV series to the big screen. Williams gave her final performance as fashion boss Wilhelmina Slater in the April 14 series finale, and bid farewell to her castmates of four years.
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Vanessa Williams Furious Over 'Ugly Betty' Cancellation

February 03, 2010 09:39:52 GMT

is angry at U.S. TV bosses for axing her hit comedy "", insisting the cast is "devastated" by the news. The U.S. version of the series turned Emmy winner into a household name after it debuted in 2006.
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Vanessa Williams and Barry Manilow Join Red Cross to Raise Funds for Haiti

January 23, 2010 02:50:27 GMT

Actress and veteran crooner have teamed up to support an American Red Cross Haiti campaign. The two stars, along with Los Angeles Lakers players and , have filmed a public service announcement for the organization to appeal for aid for the earthquake-ravaged country.
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Photo credit by Bob Mahoney. Blair Underwood stars as Ludie Watts and Vanessa Williams stars as Jessie Mae Watts in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful (2014). Photo credit by Bob Mahoney. Cicely Tyson stars as Mrs. Watts and Vanessa Williams stars as Jessie Mae Watts in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful (2014). Photo credit by Bob Mahoney. Cicely Tyson, Blair Underwood and Vanessa Williams in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful (2014). Photo credit by Bob Mahoney. Blair Underwood stars as Ludie Watts and Vanessa Williams stars as Jessie Mae Watts in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful (2014). Photo credit by Bob Mahoney. Blair Underwood, Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful (2014). Photo credit by Bob Mahoney. Cicely Tyson stars as Mrs. Watts and Vanessa Williams stars as Jessie Mae Watts in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful (2014). Photo credit by Bob Mahoney. Blair Underwood stars as Ludie Watts and Vanessa Williams stars as Jessie Mae Watts in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful (2014). Photo credit by Bob Mahoney. Blair Underwood, Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful (2014). Photo credit by Bob Mahoney. Cicely Tyson stars as Mrs. Watts and Vanessa Williams stars as Jessie Mae Watts in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful (2014). Photo credit by Bob Mahoney. Blair Underwood, Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful (2014). Photo credit by Bob Mahoney. Keke Palmer, Vanessa Williams and Blair Underwood in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful (2014). Photo credit by Annette Brown. Keke Palmer stars as Thelma and Vanessa Williams stars as Jessie Mae Watts in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful (2014). Photo credit by Annette Brown. Keke Palmer stars as Thelma and Vanessa Williams stars as Jessie Mae Watts in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful (2014). Photo credit by Annette Brown. Keke Palmer stars as Thelma and Vanessa Williams stars as Jessie Mae Watts in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful (2014). Photo credit by Annette Brown.
 
 
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