Access Hollywood producers had booked the country star-turned-actor to appear on their show via a live link from Nashville, Tennessee, on Friday (22Jan16), but the frosty conditions prompted the singer to stay at home and not risk a trip to the local NBC studios.

Host Billy Bush was hoping to quiz Billy Ray about reports his famous daughter and her ex-fiance Liam Hemsworth are back together after she was spotted wearing the engagement ring he gave her.

More than 5,000 flights were cancelled on Friday (22Jan16) as the winter blast hit America's East Coast.