Vanessa Williams arrives to New York Fashion week with her mother, Helen, and daughter, Melanie

Actress, singer and former Miss America Vanessa Williams, right, is in New York with her mother Helen and daughter Melanie to attend Fashion week. Williams, 50, owes her entire career to a well-publicised lesbian romp with another model in leaked photos that appeared in Penthouse magazine in 1983. The scandal forced Williams to relinquish her Miss America crown to runner-up Suzette Charles.

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Vanessa L. Williams and her lovely daughter walked the red carpet at the "A Time For Heroes Celebrity Carnival". Daddy is former NBA star Rick Fox.

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