Posts tagged "Vanessa Williams"

10 Celebrity Beauty Queens (You’ll Never Guess Who Got Their Start in Pageants!)

What do Honey Boo Boo and Diane Sawyer have in common? An interest in foreign policy? A passion for eating “Sketti?” Nope. It’s beauty pageants!

That’s right. The seasoned journalist was a tiara-toting beauty queen in her younger years. While it’s not likely that Sawyer spent her childhood swigging Go-Go juice like Boo…

By: Kristin Koch / January 12, 2013

KIm Kardashian Teams With Tyler Perry for the Marriage Counselor Melodrama ‘Temptation’ (PHOTOS)

In Temptation, Tyler Perry teams up with Hollywood’s hottest gossip magnet, Kim Kardashian, to explore a subject tailor-made for melodrama: the challenges of holy matrimony.

Officially titled Tyler Perry’s Temptation, the film focuses on a couples therapist (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) whose professional and personal lives become increasingly complicated after she gets involved with one…

By: Todd Gilchrist / January 10, 2013

Kim Kardashian’s Trailer for Tyler Perry’s ‘Temptation’ Released (VIDEO)

Kim Kardashian is about to add another title to her ever-growing list of accomplishments: movie star.

The 32-year-old co-stars in Tyler Perry’s latest film, Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, which is slated to hit theaters in 2013.

The famous Kardashian sister shared the teaser trailer for the highly anticipated film…

By: Lily Harrison / December 20, 2012

Snooki, Katie Couric, Bethenny Frankel and More Celebrities Live Tweet Hurricane Sandy Battering the East Coast

The superstorm Sandy slammed the Northeast of the Unites States late on Monday, triggering massive blackouts and causing flash flooding from New Jersey to New York City.

Gusting winds as high as 80 mph caused destruction and 13-foot surges through the streets of Lower Manhattan.

“You have to stay wherever you are,”…

By: Celebuzz / October 29, 2012

Vanessa Williams Praises Stars Speaking Out About Body Image Issues: ‘It Makes Us Human’ (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Body image has been a hot topic in Hollywood in recent weeks.

From Katie Couric confessing her eating disorder struggles, to Lady Gaga revealing her battle with bulimia and anorexia — and Christina Aguilera embracing her full-bodied curves — many celebrities are stepping into the spotlight with their weight woes.

And it’…

By: / October 2, 2012

Vanessa Williams on ‘666 Park Avenue’: ‘It’s a World Where Unfortunate Things Happen a Lot’ (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

From Ugly Betty’s supermodel diva Wilhemina Slater to Desperate Housewives’ no-nonsense party girl Renee Perry, Vanessa Williams has shown her comedic range through many small-screen roles.

But now the Emmy-nominated actress is demonstrating her flair for the dramatic in ABC’s chilling new supernatural series, 666 Park Avenue. “It’s nice to be in a…

By: Cory Lopez / September 28, 2012

Eva Longoria Vs. Vanessa Williams: Labor Day Style Showdown (POLL & PHOTOS)

Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria, 37, took advantage of the cardinal rule that you “can’t wear white after labor day” by rocking a pair of crisp white pants and white wedge sandals just in time for the Monday holiday in New York.

She looked even more summery in her cobalt tank and straw…

By: Rachel Levy / September 4, 2012

‘Desperate Housewives’ Feud Put in Spotlight: Co-Stars Gave Crew ‘Thank You’ Present, Teri Hatcher Excluded (EXCLUSIVE)

On the eve of the two-hour Desperate Housewives finale, it’s emerged just how deep the off-screen feud is between co-stars Eva Longoria, Marcia Cross, Felicity Huffman, Vanessa Williams — and their on-screen Wisteria Lane neighbor Teri Hatcher.

After the final scenes for the much-hyped final episode were shot, the stars of the hit…

By: Dylan Howard / May 8, 2012

Vanessa Williams: I Was Molested As a Child

Vanessa Williams recently shocked fans when she revealed that she had been sexually abused at a young age. In her new memoir, You Have No Idea, the Desperate Housewives star spilled that she was molested by teenage friend when she was only 10 years old. 

Williams recalled the traumatic experience in the latest issue of…

By: Gabrielle Chung / April 5, 2012

Clay Aiken, Tyra Banks Get GLAAD at Media Awards

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation honored some of show biz’s best and brightest on Saturday night, as the 20th Annual GLAAD Media Awards took place at the Marriott Marquis in New York. The awards honor media companies and individuals for fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.America’s

By: Celebuzz / March 29, 2009

Remember When: Vanessa Williams Was Miss America?

Vanessa Williams, 45, stands out on Ugly Betty as the biatch we love-to-hate, “Wilhelmina Slater,” and it seems like she’s always been one for drama!
Vanessa became a role-model to millions of young American girls in September of 1983 by being crowned the first African American Miss America. However, her reign was cut…

By: Celebuzz / December 7, 2008

Vanessa Williams Talks Lindsay Lohan’s Pink Slip

Following Lindsay Lohan’s unceremonious ousting from Ugly Betty two episodes shy of her originally-planned six-show stint, cast member Vanessa Williams cautiously spilled some dish.
OK! caught Williams at Monday night’s Mayor’s Awards ceremony at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.
“We’re such a tight cast, and a well-oiled machine, that to jump on and…

By: Betsy Waldman / November 11, 2008

Things Get ‘Ugly’ in Central Park

America Ferrara, Vanessa Williams and the rest of the Ugly Betty crew got some sunlight and fresh air yesterday, as the sitcom’s production hit Central Park in New York for a day of filming. Joining the show’s regular cast were two of the show’s guest stars this season: Lindsay Lohan, who’s portraying Betty’s high-school tormentor,…

By: Betsy Waldman / September 10, 2008