The recent best-selling author and former Miss America debuted on Broadway with Kiss of a Spider Woman and recently appeared on Broadway alongside Tony award winning Cicely Tyson in Trip to Bountiful, which is currently being filmed as a Lifetime movie for 2014. Check out our interview with the former Miss America below.
Sidebar: Can I just say I was thrilled to get to talk to Vanessa Williams! I love her. She is such a true trailblazer. I wish I would have asked her a few more questions but I didn't want to hog my time with her. Everyone wanted to talk to her. Hopefully, we can have a sit down with her in the future.