Inside California's Camp Fire. I want to apologize for anything that was said or done that made you feel any less the Miss America you are, and the Miss America you always will be. Chris Harrison and Brooke Burke-Charvet will host. In , Vanessa Williams made history by becoming the country's first black Miss America. The multi-hyphenate entertainer returns to Miss America more than three decades after she resigned following a nude photo scandal. But she didn't let the scandal stop her from making her dreams come true. Check out 90 years of Miss America winners.
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At 21 years old, she was the first black Miss America and the first to give up the title. Apparently, sexualizing women's bodies is only OK if Miss America signs off on it. Learn more about our standards and ethics policy here , and report factual errors to corrections littlethings. Williams resigned the title in She was allowed to keep her crown.
Not only that, but in the midst of the scandal Williams began the process of filing a lawsuit against Penthouse. With just six weeks left in her reign, Williams was forced to resign as Miss America. Switch to Mobile Site Night mode. The biggest music collaborations of Music mins ago. The competition begins Tuesday and culminates in the crowning of the next Miss America on Sunday. Vanessa Williams has proven herself to be one of the most sexy and fun girls in movies and TV. VH1 and all related titles and logos are trademarks of Viacom International Inc.
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