• Vanessa Williams Shares Being Shamed Out Of A Big Broadway Break In New Podcast

    9 days ago - By Essence

    Vanessa Williams / Adrian Edwards By Keyaira Boone · November 21, 2020November 20, 2020 Vanessa Williams revealed that she was denied one her first chances at Broadway glory because of the scandal that interrupted her reign as Miss America. Williams was the first Black woman to be crowned Miss America in 1984. Shortly before the end of her time with the title, Penthouse acquired and published nude photographs of her resulting in a national outrage that prompted Williams to return her crown. The Grammy Award-nominated singer and Tony Award-nominated performer shared how the experience...
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