Thirty years ago, Vanessa Williams relinquished her crown amidst a nude photo scandal, crystallizing the unfair expectation that American girls.
Miss Georgia Betty Cantrell emerged victorious at last night's pageant, and the head judge overseeing it all was none other than singer/actress Vanessa Williams. The Ugly Betty star became the first Black Miss America in , but was forced to resign after nude modeling photos.
When nude photos of a celebrity surface nowadays, it's often rumored that the star may have "leaked" them. That was far from the case in , when Vanessa Williams resigned as Miss America after Penthouse magazine published nude photos of her that had been taken before her