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David took his girlfriend and Hayley and Keith out to dinner at Le Sanglier, our favorite French romantic hideaway restaurant in Encino, to make the big announcement. At first the news really stung me. I felt it was a betrayal to celebrate with this new person in his life at our favorite place. David supposedly had a slightly melancholy reaction to a comment made about the offer just coming to him, like it just fell into his lap with no back story involving my efforts. David knew better, but I was not brought up in conversation.
I held my breath. Then, as he pulled the car to a stop, the blow came. ” My face froze. I’m sure my mouth dropped to the floor mats. My gut was in my throat, my heart was pounding, and my thoughts were spinning. I tried to stop my mind before it crashed into the reality of his statement. This had to be a joke. He’s testing me. Yes, that’s it. This was only a test, right? To see if I could handle him saying such a thing? He liked to psych people out. My nose was red from the cold, but I suddenly felt a flush of panicked heat.
I laughed it off. She was insistent and didn’t think that was going to be the last of David Carradine: The Eye of My Tor nado | 31 it either. The next day we filmed my scenes on a rooftop where David was standing nearby, watching. I strolled up to him after giving the day before considerable thought, and said, “You’re the only man, outside of my father, that had ever hugged me like that with no ulterior motives, no double intentions, or innuendos. It was truly a beautiful gift you gave me, David.