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Vanessa Williams is a natural in Broadway’s ‘POTUS’

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Broadway’s “POTUS” —a role she’s been gathering material for her entire life. “I’ve met five first ladies in my lifetime, which has been pretty extraordinary, so I’ve got some great history to pull from,” the 59-year-old told The Post via Zoom on Friday. “Because they’re all amazing, graceful, smart, passionate, dedicated women.”Her first encounter with the president’s other half came after getting crowned Miss America in 1983 —when she attended the state dinner at the White House and met President Ronald Reagan and his wife, Nancy.In the play, which has been nominated for three Tony Awards, audiences never see the president, but learn a salacious fact about him —that he got a young woman, played by Julianne Hough, pregnant.The actress and “Save the Best for Last” singer —who invited her Chappaqua neighbor Hillary Clinton to see the show —shrugged off any hint of irony. “But you know what … there’s been lots of scandals, John F.

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