How to access varaibles from widget in 3rd person blueprint

i have a pause menu set up where after you press puase menu it turns off all movement in being able to move the camera and controll the character this is done using varialbe “pauseopen” once pause menu is opened and resume button is clicked i want to set a variable in the widget to true then get that variable in my 3rd person blueprint where the controll locks are but currently after hitting resume it keeps the controlls locked.

I have video for this Unreal engine 4. How to Store your Important Widgets. - YouTube