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Vanessa Williams Cuts a Rug on David Tutera's CELEBrations

Originally posted 10/30/2015 08:00AM

Even in the frenzy of wedding planning, Vanessa Williams is a triple threat.

The singer and actress adds another hyphenate – dancer – to her bio in an exclusive clip from Friday's David Tutera's CELEBrations when she's surprised by a troupe of salsa dancers who want her to join their routine at a pre-wedding party.

Okay, "join" might not be the right word. Williams, 52, sets the floor on fire.

"I was not prepared to hit the dance floor tonight," Williams claims, "but salsa music does something to me."

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Vanessa! Speidi! Big Ang! David Tutera Faces His Biggest Challenges Ever with This Season's CELEBrations

Originally posted 10/07/2015 04:50PM

Every diva has her (or his) day.

In a new season David Tutera's CELEBrations, the famed A-list event planner is dealing with some his most demanding clients ever, including Vanessa Williams, Vivica A.Fox and Cynthia Bailey.

"With this many divas on board, I face my biggest challenges yet," Tutera says in an exclusive promo for the WEtv show's third season, which promises bigger, bolder and crazier parties than ever before.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Miss America Betty Cantrell (Hint: She Has Very Strong Opinions About Tom Brady)

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5 Things You Need to Know About Miss America Betty Cantrell (Hint: She Has Very Strong Opinions About Tom Brady)

Originally posted 09/14/2015 10:30AM

She was crowned the 95th Miss America on Sunday in the annual nationally televised pageant, beating out 51 others and winning a $50,000 scholarship. But just who is Betty Cantrell, of Warner Robins, Georgia?

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Inside Vanessa Williams's Egyptian-Themed Wedding: All the Details!

Inside Vanessa Williams's Egyptian-Themed Wedding: All the Details!

Originally posted 07/08/2015 08:20PM

Vanessa Williams' lavish, Egyptian-themed wedding to love Jim Skrip was a flawless affair.

Before exchanging vows with her businessman beau on July 4 in his hometown of Buffalo, New York, the former Ugly Betty star kicked off her wedding weekend with a "Welcome to Buffalo" bash for the couple's family and friends.

Held at Pearl Street Grill & Brewery, Williams and Skrip served their guests chicken wings, hot dogs with "slime sauce," stuffed banana peppers and fried fish that "all the out-of-towners might not have tried before," the actress tells PEOPLE exclusively.

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Vanessa Williams' Wedding Gown: 'I Felt Like an Egyptian Goddess' (PHOTO)

Vanessa Williams' Wedding Gown: 'I Felt Like an Egyptian Goddess' (PHOTO)

Originally posted 07/06/2015 04:00PM

Get the first look at the star's first (of two!) beautiful dress

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Vanessa Williams Ties the Knot with Jim Skrip

Vanessa Williams Ties the Knot with Jim Skrip

Originally posted 07/04/2015 08:10PM

Get those sparklers out – Vanessa Williams is a married woman!

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20 Years Later, 20 Things You Didn't Know About Disney's Pocahontas

Disney's Pocahontas Has Been Painting with All the Colors of the Wind for 20 Years

Originally posted 06/23/2015 01:55PM

Whether you were one of the kids clamoring to see the next Disney animated epic or one of the adults chaperoning those kids to the theater, you may be surprised to know that Disney's Pocahontas was released 20 years ago this week. Time really flies when you're busy growing up and stuff.

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PHOTOS: Ugly Betty Cast Reunites

Originally posted 04/20/2015 07:25PM

Ugly Betty's back – well, at least for one beautiful night.

The cast of the hit show about the Suarez family and the whacky staff of Mode magazine reunited Saturday to celebrate the series finale's fifth anniversary as well as star America Ferrera's 31st birthday.

Vanessa Williams, who played scheming diva Wilhelmina Slater, posted a Twitter photo from the party with Ferrera and cast members Judith Light, Mark Indelicato, Tony Plana and costume designer Patricia Field.

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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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Vanessa Williams on Her Sexual Abuse: It Made Me More Promiscuous

Vanessa Williams Says Her Molestation Made Her More 'Sexually Promiscuous'

Originally posted 07/16/2014 07:30PM

Vanessa Williams is sharing more details about the molestation she suffered at age 10 – and the impact it had on her growing up.

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