Arts & Life
10:50 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Vanessa Williams On Scandals, TV And Her Mom

Originally published on Thu May 10, 2012 10:59 am

Award-winning actress and singer Vanessa Williams stars on ABC's Desperate Housewives. She's come a long way since a 1983 Miss America scandal forced her to give up her crown. Host Michel Martin talks with Williams about co-writing the memoir You Have No Idea with her mother, who she says inspired her. Please be warned this conversation may not be comfortable for some listeners.