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Vanessa Williams Is Engaged – See Her Blinding Ring! | Queen Latifah, Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams Is Engaged to Jim Skrip

Originally posted 09/26/2014 02:15PM

Now this is the way to celebrate a birthday!

Vanessa Williams announced on a taping of The Queen Latifah Show that she's set to wed Jim Skrip of Buffalo, New York.

"Vanessa, I have been trying to have a conversation with you ladies and gents, but I am blinded by the light coming from that bling ring on your finger," Latifah says, joking with the actress.

"Oh sorry darling, Williams said, "I got engaged. I have had a lot of good things happen ... I turned 50 when we were in rehearsal on Broadway, I just got engaged a couple of weeks ago. It has been a lot of blessings."

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Elephants, Lion Cubs: Blair Underwood Ticks Items Off His Bucket List | Blair Underwood

Wild Times! Blair Underwood Hangs with Elephants and Lion Cubs in Africa

Originally posted 09/09/2011 04:30PM

Summer has been eventful for Blair Underwood.

The actor, 47, just returned from a two-week-long trip to South Africa and Zambia, where he was able to check a few items off his bucket list – including cage diving with sharks!

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