“His complete lack of motor skills made me think he was drunk.
Heroin will make users lean when they stand still, but you almost never see them stumble and fall.” Also read: Joey Kovar of ‘Real World,’ ‘Celebrity Rehab’ Dead at 29 Forrest recalls Phoenix approaching him later, during a performance by Depp’s band P, and admitting that he might be undergoing an overdose.
He's immediately smitten with her and after several amusing attempts, they finally manage to go on a date (which happens to be a State dinner for the visiting President of France).
His relationship with Wade opens the door for his prime political opponent, Senator Bob Rumson, to launch an attack on the President's character, something he could not do in the previous election as Shepherd's wife had only recently died.
“They were always a fun band to watch, and tonight, they played well. You can stand and you can talk,'” Forrest writes in the book.