Vanessa Williams has proven yet again, she still has it! The stunning actress showed up at the 2016 Miss America pageant and all eyes were drawn to her and only her!
Vanessa is back on the Miss America stage, but for a different role — lead judge! She hit the stage in an eye-catching metallic gown and we fell in love!
The head judge grabbed the mic and sang the traditional opening song, but our eyes were fixated on her dress. The colors were amazing — 110% ombre. It started with a delicate light pink, then into a light purple, into a stunning light blue and finished into a copper color.
The dress clung to her in all the right places and her wing sleeve was the perfect touch on this gorgeous look. We have to point out the stripes that wrapped around her entire gown — what a perfect touch!
Vanessa’s Miss America Scandal
Vanessa was the first African American to be crowned Miss America, and is the contest’s lead judge 31 years after she was forced to resign her title over nude photos of her published in Penthouse magazine.
“It was two drastically different images — that was the issue. It was Miss America, who is really kind of untouched and not reality, and then there was this woman in the picture that was the polar opposite of purity, and I was a normal kid in the middle,” she said in a recent interview with Good Morning America. ”That’s one of the problems I’ve had to deal with in my career, not only being a Miss America, but being a scandalous Miss America.”
It’s amazing to see her hit the stage ever since she snagged that crown in 1984 also in Atlantic City, N.J., Sept. 17, 1983.
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— Brittany King