“I have been a close friend of this beautiful and talented lady for 32 years. You have lived your life in grace and dignity, and never was it more evident than during the events of 1984 when you resigned,” CEO Sam Haskell III said to Williams.
"I want to apologize for anything that was said or done that made you feel any less than the Miss America you are, and the Miss America you always will be.”
Williams then graced the audience with her song "Oh How the Years Go By," accompanied by a montage of her crowning and the years since.
Of course, it's not like she needed their apology.
She is, after all, Vanessa Williams.
Still, it was nice of them to fulfill the prophecy left to us by her Ugly Betty character.