At times, Raquel says she felt taken advantage of. "I felt I was being manipulated and things were moving without my consent, but I was also trying to calculate, because I'm not stupid."
Still, Raquel admits she became accustomed to certain perks. "It had some power attached to it, so that part I became addicted to," she says. "It pulled me away from my more serious artistic side, and I kind of just let the other go, to tell you the truth."