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32 years after being crowned the first African-American Miss America, Vanessa Williams will be returning to the pageant as the head judge for the 95th annual competition.

“It’s a new day there,” Williams said in an exclusive interview with Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts. “There’s a lot of people that do feel that I should return … And they are inviting me back as an example of, ‘This is what can happen to you in your life,'” she told Roberts. “And there might be some more surprises. So we’ll see.”

Williams’ return to the stage comes decades after the beauty was forced to resign from her coveted position. In July 1984, it was revealed that “Penthouse Magazine” was going to publish nude photos that Williams had taken two years earlier.

“It was two drastically different images. … That was the issue. It was Miss America who’s really kind of untouched in that reality. And then there was this woman in a picture,” Williams told Robin. “This was exactly the polar opposite of purity … and I was a normal kid in the middle.”

The organization gave Williams 72 hours to resign or the title would be taken away from her. So, she gave up the crown. But Williams wasn’t done being in the spotlight.

Just four years after her resignation, the star stepped back into the limelight and released her debut album, The Right Stuff. The album went on to be nominated for three Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist.

The 2016 Miss America Competition will broadcast live on Sunday, September 13 from Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall on ABC at 9 p.m.

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Meet The Flockas! Waka And Tammy Get Their Own Show



Waka Flocka Flame and his boo thang Tammy Rivera have graduated from Love & Hip Hop Atlanta and have landed their own reality show.

Titled, “Meet The Flockas”, the Mona Scott-Young produced project will focus on the rapper, his wife and her daughter Charlie.Waka had this to say about the show when Bossip asked:

“It’s not a scripted show. This isn’t something from the network. We control all this. It’s about time that the people see some real reality s**t. Thank God for Mona Scott Young. She definitely deserves some credit. Even to get the opportunity to get on the platform. But it’s up to you how to you to be represented to the world.”

(Shaaaaade to LHHATL) Looks like the Flockas are excited to show the world their “real” love. Will you be watching?

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