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Vanessa Williams went on to have a successful career in film, television, music and theater, scoring a number of radio hits and even appearing on Broadway. Accept Reject Read More. Season 3, episode 2 . The most talked about woman from the Miss USA pageant wasn't the winner. And again, when — you know — everything happened with this Scandalyou know, I had not signed a release. I want to apologize for anything that was said or done that made you feel any less the Miss America you are and the Miss America you always will be.