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Gloria should have played along with Rockys game

And them scammed him back for her hard won money. She was smart enough to bargain with him and make a lucrative deal - agree to a wedding in the dance floor but only if he paid for the privilege. She was smart enough and could play his game, blackmail him by threatening to reveal his dishonesty to the press or make up a lurid story anout him to get an even larger audience. They could then split the profits.


Gloria was a cynic and an outsider, she couldn't have played anyone else's game.

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