An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #35: Restricted Title 1.
"Mind passing me the salt & pepper please Rick?" Jean leaned on the table asking the man in black suit sitting opposite her.
"I got this Rick." James, another friend sitting with the two, interjected. He passed the condiments to Jean. "How's everyone day going, by the way?"
"Eh, it's been hard but I'm still surviving" Georgina, always the laconic, spoke.
"Poor girl," Rick said. "Georgina's hair is on fire this morning. Literally. Her boyfriend smoke a cigarette while she was applying hairspray."
Georgina's face turned white while the other three laughed.
"He should have helped me but instead he just stood there like an idiot!" Georgina cried out.
"C'mon folks, what happened in the past should be left in the past. How about you, Jean? Anything new?"
"You must have known this, but me and boyfriend finally broke up."
"Pete? That guy has such a plastic personality. I'd told you repeatedly from the start!" Rick chimed in.
"Now that I think back, I wish I'd have listened." Jean ruminated. "Take me, I'm such a people pleaser, but even I cannot please someone who thinks the world revolves around him, you know? When I texted him yesterday that we should break up, he didn't even reply! Just moved out of our house without saying a word! By the way, your foods are getting cold."
She pointed out that James' macaroni and Rick's turkey sandwich were virtually untouched during their conversation.
"So what are we planning to do after this? I heard that the magician duo Penn & Teller is making an appearance tonight as part of their country-wide tour." Rick asked.
"I already got tickets for all, but that was like, few hours from now. We got to find something to kill time between." James answered.
"I know! I saw the bookstore across the street from here had a sale on their Non-Fiction selections. Maybe we all should check it out." Georgina suggested.
"It's been a while since all of us came together, I wish that the other friend can make it..." Jean said.
The friends paid for the brunch and exit, heading to the bookstore across the street. However, as they were walking, a man from inside the restaurant called out:
"Hey 'you! One of you forgot your shoes!"
- Who forgot his/her shoes?
- How many evidences can you find that point to this conclusion?
- Who is the 'other friend' that Jean referred to? (I've found several accepted answers to this)