'Soul Food' awarded five NAACP Image Awards

...Image Awards, including outstanding motion picture. Vanessa Williams was named outstanding actress, co-star Irma P...Hounsou, "Amistad." 3. MOTION PICTURE ACTRESS: Vanessa Williams, "Soul Food." 4. MOTION PICTURE SUPPORTING ACTOR...

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Rick Fox files for divorce from Vanessa Williams

LOS ANGELES -- Former Los Angeles Laker Rick Fox has filed for divorce from singer-actress Vanessa Williams. The couple have been married for five years and have a 4-year-old daughter, Sasha, Fox's spokeswoman, Staci Wolfe...

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DVD reviews

...releases in video and DVD: JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION: (20TH CENTURY FOX, $27.98): Cedric the Entertainer and Vanessa Williams take the kids on the road in this comedy about a couple on the verge of breakup who make one last show of marital...

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Living briefs

...on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in a live broadcast of the National Memorial Day Concert. Gary Sinise, Vanessa Williams, and Colin Powell (who replaces 14-year host Ossie Davis, an actor and World War II veteran who died in February...

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Q&A: Celebrity Pilates instructor Mary Winsor

...Madonna, Samuel L. Jackson, Minnie Driver and Vanessa Williams are a small sample of her client list. But her goal...stars. Melanie Griffith, Minnie Driver, Madonna, Vanessa Williams - did any of them do Pilates before? Winsor: It's...

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Showtime's 'Soul Food' ends five-year run

...multigenerational saga of one Chicago family has been one of Showtime's most popular series, making stars out of Vanessa Williams (not the former Miss America), Nicole Ari Parker and others. Fans held "Soul Food" viewing parties and the...

The Final Four teams

...Brown. BEST-KNOWN CELEBRITIES: Dick Clark, Marty Glickman, Peter Falk, Al Davis, Bob Costas, Ted Koppel, Vanessa Williams, Steve Kroft, William Safire. FIGHT SONG QUOTE: "It matters not who put the shot in, what's important is...

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Ramblin' Rhodes: Quotes from '97

...had been killed in a car accident on his way to Patsy's service." PHYLLIS GEORGE, former Miss America, on Vanessa Williams being dethroned as Miss America for her nude photos: "Everybody makes mistakes with their life. ... Vanessa...

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No smokescreen here

...do. Cigars are showing up in the sexiest mouths in Hollywood. A television news magazine recently caught singer Vanessa Williams mid-smoke; actresses Demi Moore and Anne Archer have both been profiled by Cigar Aficionado magazine; and model...

Lakers' Fox enjoys 'enforcer' role

...I'll deal with it." It's just the latest role for Fox, an accomplished actor with a movie-star wife in Vanessa Williams, film experience of his own and a recurring role on the HBO television series "Oz." His character on the show...