Billy Dee Williams, now starring in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, talks shoe purchasing, a life-changing safari, and revisiting the position of Lando Calrissian 40 years later.
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What’s the most effective recommendation you ever obtained?
Apply, follow, follow.
Who have been your heroes rising up?
My father, my mother, my sister, my grandmother. Whoever I’m, it’s the results of these 4 completely great individuals.
You’re 82 now. How ought to an individual deal with getting older?
You simply deal with it. I encompass myself with individuals who deal with themselves, the physique and the thoughts. I feel the entire thought is surrounding your self with conditions that maintain you wholesome.
What’s it wish to play Lando Calrissian once more, all these many years later?
I really feel as if I personal Lando. I’ve owned him for like 40 years—he’s very a lot me, and I’m very a lot Lando.
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How ought to a person deal with criticism?
With a humorousness. I don’t fear about issues like that.
How ought to a person deal with remorse?
I don’t actually remorse something I’ve finished. It’s all a course of. So long as you don’t repeat your self, particularly whenever you’re doing issues that aren’t good for you, it is unnecessary to remorse something.
What human high quality do you most admire?
Integrity. When you lose your integrity, you’ve misplaced all the pieces.
What human high quality do you most deplore?
Cruelty. Mendacity. I’m not saying I haven’t lied a couple of instances in my life, however I don’t assume it’s an excellent behavior to get into.
What position ought to vainness play in a person’s life?
I’d say that I’m a reasonably useless particular person. I imply to not any excessive. I’m actually not a narcissist. I’m not like our president.
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What’s the most effective remedy for heartache?
Heartache is a humorous sort of factor. I imply, you don’t ask for it, nevertheless it exhibits up. You simply need to study to reside with it, endure it, and never let it drive you loopy.
What recommendation would you give your youthful self?
Avoid all the ladies.
What ought to each man perceive about ladies?
Do you actually need me to get into that?
It’s your name.
Girls are great. However they’ve their loopy methods. Guys do, too.
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What journey most modified your life?
I went to Botswana a few years in the past—I used to be in Solar Metropolis [South Africa] to co-host the Miss Universe contest—and we went on safari. It was some of the extraordinary experiences I’ve ever had. You immediately understand how uncooked life is.
What’s probably the most indulgent buy you’ve ever made?
I’m a power shopper. I’m all the time sending away for stuff like classic watches, strolling canes—my costliest cane price me about two grand. And sneakers. I really like sneakers.
What number of pairs do you personal?
I’ve no clue.
How do you wish to be remembered whenever you’re gone?
That I used to be an excellent dad and an excellent grandpa.
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