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Montel Williams

Montel Brian Anthony Williams (born July 3, 1956) is an American television personality, radio talk show host and actor. He is best known as host of the long-running The Montel Williams Show, and more recently as a spokesperson for the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA). Williams is also active with the non-profit MS Foundation, which he founded after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1999. Williams was born in Baltimore, Maryland. As a resident of Glen Burnie, Maryland, he was bussed to Andover High School in neighboring Linthicum, Maryland where he was elected president of both his junior and senior classes. He was a good student, athlete and musician and active in county-wide student government issues in Annapolis, Maryland. His father, Herman Williams, Jr., was a firefighter who in 1992 became Baltimore's first African-American Fire Chief. Montel has five siblings including his 52 year old brother James. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, on July 3, 1956, Williams enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps upon graduating high school in 1974. He went to boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina, where he was promoted to platoon guide. After basic training, he was sent to

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Montel Williams -- UPSET ALERT ... Navy Will Beat Ohio State

Montel Williams
UPSET ALERT Navy Will Beat Ohio State

Montel Williams believes Navy will beat Ohio State this weekend. Ohio State is favored by 16.5 points ... and is currently the #5 team in the country. Navy is unranked. Place your bets… READ MORE >

Montel Williams -- Barks at 'Homeboy' Obama ... FIX Veterans' Medical Problems

Montel Williams
Barks at 'Homeboy' Obama ... FIX Vets' Medical Problems

An animated Montel Williams pounded his chest, and launched into an epic rant ... calling out President Barack Obama for failing to respond to his petition to fix the VA hospital… READ MORE >

- 144 days ago
Montel Williams -- Yup, I'm Baaaaaaack ... With a New Show

Montel Williams
Yup, I'm Baaack With a New Show

You can stop wondering where all those pregnant teens, teens in cults, and teens having sex with teachers from the late '90s went ... because Montel Williams is about to get his TV thing going… READ MORE >

- 492 days ago
Montel Williams -- Reinstating the DRAFT Could Stop Bad Military Behavior

Montel Williams
Reinstating DRAFT Could Stop Bad Military Behavior

Former talk show host Montel Williams tells TMZ ... "making" U.S. citizens join the military could help PREVENT soldiers from acting like the "bad apples" featured in the urination footage.… READ MORE >

- 1075 days ago
The Salahis -- Montel Williams' Beef Shouldn't Be With Us

The Salahis to Montel:
It Wasn't Us!! Our Customer Invited You

Michaele and Tareq Salahi say Montel Williams is angry at the wrong people -- and they want to make it 100% clear they had nothing to do with dragging his name into an upcoming event at their… READ MORE >

- 1215 days ago
Montel Williams-The Salahis Used Me to Promote Their Event

Montel Williams
The Salahis USED Me

Montel Williams is threatening legal action against no one's favorite couple -- Michaele and Tareq Salahi -- accusing them of using his name to promote an upcoming event.The Salahis are planning a… READ MORE >

- 1215 days ago
Montel Williams -- I'm GLAD Cops Found My Weed Pipe!

Montel Williams
I'm GLAD Cops Found My Pipe!

Montel Williams says he did NOTHING wrong when he brought his marijuana pipe through a Milwaukee airport back in January ... telling TMZ he's actually HAPPY he got caught. The former talk show… READ MORE >

- 1222 days ago
Montel Williams -- I'm Now In The Weed Business

Montel Williams
I'm Now in the Weed Business

Montel Williams has taken a job as a consultant with an upscale marijuana dispensary in Sacramento, CA -- in the hopes of revolutionizing the weed industry. Montel -- an outspoken proponent of… READ MORE >

- 1287 days ago
Montel Williams Busted with Drug Pipe

Montel Williams Busted with Drug Pipe

Montel Williams was cited for packing a marijuana pipe at the airport in Milwaukee today ... according to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office.Cops say TSA busted the former talk show host with a… READ MORE >

- 1447 days ago

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