Billy Dee Williams Issues Weather Warning to Star Wars Fans: 'Don't Forget Your Cape’
Not-so-breaking news: It’s been absolutely freezing in many U.S. states this week. The sub-zero temperatures have been caused by a polar vortex sweeping through the country.
What is causing such extreme weather across the United States? The polar vortex, a system of wind and cold air over the North Pole, broke apart this month. Here’s how it’s bringing dangerous cold nationwide. https://t.co/LBFDCfPpnH
— The New York Times (@nytimes) January 31, 2019
This bone-chilling cold has forced many to bundle up in jackets, sweaters, scarves, hats, mittens, and whatever else they can find that will help them stay even just relatively warm as they step outside. However, one iconic Star Wars actor wants to remind us all that there’s one important article of clothing that's perfect for battling the weather.
Billy Dee Williams, who plays the franchise's debonair Lando Calrissian, took to Twitter on Wednesday to share his best wishes for those dealing with frigid temperatures:
Hey baby it’s really cold outside… ?
Thinking of everyone across the country battling below zero temperatures today. Stay safe and warm and if you have to go outside, don’t forget your cape! pic.twitter.com/mNMMvgBKWm
— Billy Dee Williams (@realbdw) January 30, 2019
To the delight of Star Wars fans everywhere, Williams will be reprising his Lando role in this year's Star Wars: Episode IX. The film, which completes the Skywalker Saga, will arrive in theaters on December 20, 2019.