It might have been the lowest point in her life, as she told People in , but the scandal that led Vanessa Williams to resign her post as Miss America also set her up for one of the greatest comebacks in entertainment history. But they did leave the studio, partly because she was identifiable: photos of Miss America in compromising positions, some of them involving another nude woman, were worth their weight in gold. TIME reported that the photographer was paid more than Penthouse had ever paid for a photo spread before. The statement that Williams ultimately made was that she was more than a racy photo spread — and more than Miss America. The title had never been a dream of hers, as TIME attested just after she won the competition. She wants to be a star.
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Twelve of the sexiest chocolate ladies from across the United States will compete for cash prizes and the coveted crown. During this sizzling week, the twelve luscious ladies of color from multiple American cities will compete in several categories of competition: evening wear, swimsuit, talent showcase, a Burlesque routine and the all-important nude showcase. A Hollywood celebrity choreographer from the Washington, D. Pageant director Delores Dickson says this year is the eighteenth renewal of the pageant and over the years, the delegates have benefited from the competition to educate themselves and finance their college education. A recent delegate recently graduated from Howard University as an ophthalmologist and another qualified as a medical doctor and is now enjoying a productive career in immunology in the Washington, D. Over the years, the pageant has built a devout following of loyalists who travel to witness this thriller every year.
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She said Vanessa Williams, the first black Miss America, had 'been put in a very bad position by people who want to use her,' referring to the publishers of Penthouse. Williams has been asked to give up her crown because nude photographs of her will be featured in the September issue of Penthouse. Miss Robinson, 24, said if a Miss Black America were involved in such a controversy she probably would not be asked to return her crown because the black contest didn't have the corporate backing given the Miss America pageant. The bottom line is money,' Miss Robinson said.