Vanessa Williams is engaged!
Congratulations are in order for Vanessa Williams. On Friday, Sept. 26, the former beauty queen announced on “The Queen Latifah Show” that she and her boyfriend, Jim Skrip, are jumping the broom.
“Vanessa, I have been trying to have a conversation, but I’m blinded by the light coming from that bling ring on your finger,” Latifah joked. “Is there something that we need to know around here?”
The former “Ugly Betty” actress, 51, responded “Oh sorry darling. I got engaged,” Williams said blushing. “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. [There have] been a lot of blessings on this trip.”
It was just over a year ago, that Williams and her daughter met Skrip during a trip to Egypt. She and the Philly native have been inseparable since.
Congrats to Williams and Skrip! –ruthie hawkins/@ruubabie