Vanessa L. Williams
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Vanessa Lynn Williams (born March 18, 1963) is an American singer, actress, producer and former fashion model. In 1983, she became the first African-American woman crowned Miss America.
- I think there's a time to work, and everyone has to kind of adjust. And then there's a time to relax, and be the mom or take the kids on vacation when you need to wind down. So it's a matter of planning, and being able to map out your year or your week or let's start with the day. It is just being multi-tasking and being available.
- Vanessa Williams: 'Vacation' (April 6, 2004)
Vanessa Williams reflects on motherhood, struggle and stardom (May 9, 2012)
Interview with CNN May 9, 2012
- The wiser you get, the more experience you have, and the more you see people for who they are as human beings, as opposed to figures you have to fight against.
- I am lucky to have three daughters who are completely different. I look at my daughters and I have different relationships with all three and there are parts of each personality that are very special.