Vanessa Williams Passed on ‘Monster’s Ball’ Role Before Halle Berry: ‘I Dodged That Bullet’
Singer, actor, and dancer Vanessa Williams has experienced her share of highs and lows during her 30+ years in show business, and she still receives accolades for her achievements on and off camera.
After relaunching her career in the mid-80s following the Miss America scandal, she’s experienced successes in film, music, and television. Along the way, Williams passed on some opportunities including taking up a lead role that went to Halle Berry in 2002’s Monster’s Ball.
‘Monster’s Ball’ starred Halle Berry, Billie Bob Thornton
The 2002 film featured Thornton as a bigoted, retired…