Vanessa Williams returns to the Miss America Pageant

In 1983 Vanessa Williams became the first black woman to be crowned Miss America.

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Ten months later she was forced to resign because of nude photos of her appearing in Penthouse Magazine. She was replaced by the first runner up Suzette Charles.

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For the first time in 32 years Vanessa will return to the Miss America stage on Sunday September 13. This time she will be the head judge for the Miss America Pageant.

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I remember when Vanessa was crowned Miss America and remember the scandal months later. She’s come a long way since 1984 after the Penthouse scandal. So glad she didn’t let that setback stop her from having a very successful music and acting career.

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