Nude Photo Scandal Confuses Vanessa Williams And Miss America Pageant

Kaitlan Collins Contributor
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There’s confusion over nude photos and a missing apology in the Miss America realm.

Vanessa Williams agreed to return as a judge for the beauty pageant this year — 31 years after she was forced to give her crown back because Penthouse published unauthorized nude photos of her, though they had been taken before she won in 1984.

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Williams agreed to return if a Miss America official apologized to her at the beginning of the show Sunday and gave her a new crown.

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“It’s a new day,” Williams said in an interview this week. “And they are inviting me back as an example of, ‘This is what can happen to you in your life.’​” (PHOTOS: Nude Photos Of Charlotte McKinney Surface On Instagram In Huge Hack)

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But here’s the problem. The Miss America organization was under the impression that Williams would apologize, and now neither wants to apologize.

From TMZ:

“As of Thursday night, the 2 sides are at an impasse. The pressure’s on the organization, because a promo has been running non-stop touting Vanessa’s return.” (RELATED: Nude Photos Of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton Released In Huge Leak)

Kaitlan Collins