She says, "You don't want to get this way
Famous, and dumb at an early age
Lying, I'm lying"
Carmen never went to school so she’s never learned how to do basic things in life — she’s completely naive.
When you are young and dumb and on your own people often take advantage of you, meaning Carmen feels like she has no allies.
She rues the fact that she has built up a reputation for being promiscuous — yet all she can do is to keep on lying about her happiness.
It seems like only a matter of time before Carmen gives into her sadness.
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