In "Rosa Diamante," Rosa's life has been built on a foundation of secrets and lies that can destroy her. Although she cannot be blamed for her mother's initial lies, Rosa has created multiple problems on her own. They threaten to annihilate her control in the company and her relationship with José Ignacio.
Her mother's liesRosa is not aware of her mother's identity because she has been raised in a boarding school and believes that she is an orphan. Rosaura Sotomayor is her real mother but gives her away after she is born because she is illegitimate. Rosaura, who has an affair and is too scared to reveal the truth to her husband, pays the headmistress of the boarding school, Margaret Bridges, with 19 diamonds to raise her daughter in secret. Rosaura is also pretending to be blind despite having perfect vision. This is one of the many manipulations that she uses to control the people around her.
Margaret Bridges's liesMargaret Bridges has her own secrets in "Rosa Diamante" that begin with her real name. Margaret is actually Maria Margarita Puentes and cares only about increasing her wealth at any cost. She has been having an affair with her assistant Ramon for many years at the prestigious boarding school. However, he is not her only interest, and Margaret pursues an affair with Rodolfo Montenegro to get information that she can use against others.
Rosa's liesRosa has created her own set of lies, given her difficult circumstances and desire to change her life. She forms a close bond to Eva Sotomayor in boarding school because both girls are abandoned by their parents. After graduation, they are in a serious car accident that kills Eva, and a mix-up in the hospital results in Rosa taking her identity.
Rosa's attempts to explain her decision to become Eva Sotomayor by claiming someone has to raise Eva's son Eduardito. However, the convenience factor of being able to step into her privileged life cannot be ignored.
There are also lies surrounding Eduardito' paternity because the father listed on his birth certificate is Ramon. However, the real father is actually José Ignacio who was not even aware of Eva's pregnancy. Rosa is aware of the truth yet will not divulge the secrets since she is afraid of jeopardizing her own relationship with José Ignacio. She has also become accustomed to Eva's lifestyle and enjoys the power she has found running the lingerie company.
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