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She's a star of film television music and Broadway in another four and now she has -- bit more out college you have no idea Vanessa Williams joins us now alongside her co author.
And mother Helen Williams good to see both the view ladies.
And -- amazing mom thank you.
You do it landslide really it I don't think -- glanced got back and you have to do the popping up iron yourself I can tell you spent eighteen years old days in gorges and you.
You had lovely 46 your marriage act and it ends in six years tidbit that's his father Nelson and -- -- the things you write in the book is that you felt like.
Because you have such a wonderful relationship and he was such a great role model with a man that you felt like he sort of -- that in men.
And you know I think it's used in you look for -- you now and she has an advantage positive experience but again.
You know you always look for common good things and people care and that led to.
Couple of marriages.
That worked and -- Maria might my guy you and I think you permit the -- yeah.
I would still be -- if he were still here.
But then it's it's tough you know my dad was one of those Renaissance -- he could take an engine department -- back together you can put a -- on -- -- -- -- -- -- that.
He can in -- head of cement mixer he would he would have table -- -- our garage he also could play every instrument and teach it well.
He also knew current events he -- saying it dance he he did at all.
So my vision of what the perfect man -- an ideal matter what I was used him.
Is was pretty tall taller tall order but the point that we're making here is that again what you hear -- so many good stories you hear -- -- look at the show that I have gone through so -- -- you have no idea and you have gone -- We you know you live load it up it happens to all of us yet other married her through it -- sometimes it doesn't that you now.
And maintain a great relationship with the father your kids which has also hearing went five for kids and we've got -- co parent you got it and answer questions on and a weekly basis.
If not daily basis.
And again and I love them for giving me wonderful one advocates and there -- -- -- they're great guys.
I think it's good for the kids to see you won't even though you're not living in the same house with someone that you still can be.
You know friendly and have a good working relationship as a -- -- I'm gonna go back -- second to.
She's got it now we did we watched every senior in many many things up to them in elementary -- but -- for some reason that particular performance.
When she came on stage you really could not take your eyes off of and you know outside she's really quite talented she's comfortable on stage and maybe she's got something here and you're eventually ended on -- way.
And it on Broadway took awhile.
Am I I think my first.
And I've made -- musical theater at Syracuse and his -- -- theater majors and lots of experience.
And I was eager to start my career but it took -- -- I -- I had to have a successful recording career to open the door to what I already knew.
Ten years before that.
But you you did you did it through.
Adversity through no shortage of hard work I love the book because it empowers women it's inspiring to young girls and it's a family friendly story.
And thank you so much for sharing your story -- -- -- to read books early though.
Well I mean it's almost fifty days.
It's halfway hits -- way over I think all my word is about right -- -- my guess I was there she's gorgeous she's fit in my 172.
They're beautiful mostly importantly your beautiful on the inside year into an intelligent women and a great representation.
For so many people think -- Again the book is you have no idea of an essay and Helen Williams thanks -- -- --
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