Vanessa Williams Marries Fiance Jim Skrip | NBC Chicago

Vanessa Williams Marries Fiance Jim Skrip

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    Vanessa Williams and her fiance Jim Skrip got married Saturday evening July 4, the actress' rep confirmed to E! News.

    No details of the ceremony were provided.

    Just a few days before the ceremony, Williams teased her social media followers that she was going on a "road trip" for the holiday weekend.

    News of the couple's engagement first broke back in September when the "Ugly Betty" star showed off her stunning new piece of bling on the "Queen Latifah Show."

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    In recent years, Williams has also been open about her difficult past. But through the ups and downs of life, the former Miss America has remained positive and open to loving again.

    "Some people enjoy pain, feeling like, 'I'm not alive if I'm not feeling anything, so I'd rather feel anger, I'd rather feel resentment and angst because I know that I'm alive,'" she shared on an episode of "Oprah's Master Class." "I'd much rather say, 'You know what? I'm alive and I want to feel good.'"

    This will mark the third marriage for the former beauty queen, who was previously married to Ramon Hervey ll and basketball star Rick Fox.

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