logo
GettyImages   instagram.com/vanessawilliamsofficial
GettyImages instagram.com/vanessawilliamsofficial

'Ugly Betty' Star Vanessa Williams Stuns in a Selfie Posing Next to Christmas Decorations

Pedro Marrero
Nov 22, 2020
02:00 P.M.

Spectacular as always, the successful actress and singer took to her Instagram and showed that she is still one of the beautiful ladies in the entertainment world.

Advertisement

Vanessa Williams, 57, is an actress, singer, dancer, designer, and author, who rose to fame when she was crowned the first African-American Miss America in 1983.

She is very active in her projects and on Instagram where she recently shared a photograph where it can be seen that although the years have passed, she is still a beautiful woman.

Vanessa Williams performing during Sheen Center's "Vanessa Williams & Friends: Thankful for Christmas" in New York City in November 15. I Image: Getty Images.

Vanessa Williams performing during Sheen Center's "Vanessa Williams & Friends: Thankful for Christmas" in New York City in November 15. I Image: Getty Images.

In the image she published, Williams appears in the foreground highlighting her smile and her extraordinary clear eyes. In the background, one can see the Christmas decorations with beautiful ornaments in shiny gold. She wrote alongside the photograph:

“I’m a Secret Christmas surprise guest somewhere... Taping now #bts”

Advertisement

SUCCESS AND SCANDAL

Advertisement

Williams made history in 1983 by being crowned the first African American Miss America. However, her success did not last her full year of reign. Shortly before the end of her period, a scandal broke out.

Naked photographs of her, which she allowed to be taken as a student, were published without her authorization, horrifying members of the Miss America organization. They soon pressured her to resign.

Advertisement

THE BEST REVENGE: SUCCESS

After the embarrassment caused by this episode, Williams decided not to return to college. On the contrary, she channeled all her energies into putting the event behind her and focusing on her singing and acting career.

Thirty years later, the Miss America organization invited her to return to the pageant, this time as a judge. In an unprecedented moment, the president of the organization offered their apologies for the past incident, recognizing her as the Miss America that she always was.

Advertisement

SINGER AND ACTRESS

As a singer, Williams developed a solid career, with several hit musicals. Some of her productions debuted within the top 10 on the charts and stayed there for weeks. In addition to that, she managed to accumulate more than 10 Grammy nominations during her career.

Parallel to her singing career, Williams developed an acting career. Since school, she had performed very well in the acting field, and in film, theater, and television she has found her place, standing out for her interpretations.

Advertisement

PANDEMIC TIMES

This year, Williams has faced adversity again only to emerge stronger and victorious. After returning from a work trip to London last March, the actress was diagnosed with COVID-19.

After the treatment and quarantine, she explained that she went through difficult times, with stomach discomfort, pain, especially headaches. Fortunately, she managed to recover without any complications.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
info

We at news.AmoMama.com do our best to give you the most updated news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, but the situation is constantly changing. We encourage readers to refer to the online updates from CDС, WHO, or Local Health Departments to stay updated.Take care!

Related posts

This Girl Slept in the Underground Yet Became a Famous Actress Who, at 90, Is Happy with Her Younger Husband

December 01, 2023

Kelly Preston's Death Left Her Children Half-Orphaned: Her Daughter Is Now 23 and the Spitting Image of Her Mother

December 07, 2023

Tavia Shackles Hunt Is a Beauty Queen Turned Community Volunteer and a Dedicated Mom: More about Clark Hunt's Wife

November 26, 2023

Nambitha Ben-Mazwi: The 'Black Is King' Star with a Heart for Philanthropy

November 14, 2023

‘Wonder Woman’ Star Lynda Carter Shares Pain Following Husband’s Death – His Request Saved Their Marriage & Family

December 19, 2023

Joan Lunden Discussed Late Motherhood in Her 50s, Raising Two Sets of Twins, and Overcoming Cancer

January 17, 2024

Diana Ross Begged Son to Protect her Estate – His Life Changed Following Wedding

December 06, 2023

Charlie Kirk's Wife Erika Frantzve Is 'A Beautiful Soul' & the Mother of His Child

December 06, 2023

‘Grease’ Star Stockard Channing Changed after Moving to Another Country & Her Partner’s Death – What Happened to Her

February 15, 2024

‘Grease’ Star Stockard Channing Changed after Moving to Another Country & Her Partner’s Death – What Happened to Her

April 30, 2024

This Man Stood in for His Famous Actress Wife When She Got Her Citizenship - After Marrying Him She Intentionally Kept a Low Profile

February 26, 2024

Goldie Hawn's Two Children Were Denied by Their Biological Dad despite His Next Wife’s Attempts to Reconcile the Families

December 28, 2023

Ellen Pompeo's Older Daughter Steals Attention in Strapless Jumpsuit Looking Like Mom's 'Younger Version'

January 16, 2024

Miss France 2024's Hairstyle a First in Pageant's 103 Year History & It Sparked Debate Online

December 21, 2023