Miss America Pageant Apologizes to Vanessa Williams
Williams, who returned as a judge for this year’s pageant, received a formal apology over her forced resignation as Miss America 32 years ago amid a nude photo scandal. Miss America CEO Sam Haskell told Williams: “Though none of us currently in the organization were involved then, on behalf of today’s organization, I want to apologize to you and to your mother, Miss Helen Williams. I want to apologize for anything that was said or done that made you feel any less than the Miss America you are and the Miss America you always will be.”
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