Recently out of college and excited to become a star, Mercedes was struggling to make a name for herself and sought help from her friend Sadie. Mercedes always gets what she wants, and she convinced Sadie to let her move in right away. Soon enough, Mercedes’ singing career took off as she rode Sadie’s coattails to become a minor celebrity. Mercedes loves to be in the spotlight and isn’t afraid to steal the show from her friend Sadie. She wants nothing more than to have what Sadie has, even if that means she has to steal it from her friend.
Mercedes is the archetypal backstabbing best friend. She is at level 3 in the Singer career. Sadie, who is two levels higher than her in this career, is said to have helped her to begin in this occupation. However, Mercedes, who wants to be in the limelight, is beginning to steal the show, and is moreover highly interested in Rich. This has led Sadie to wonder if welcoming Mercedes into her home was a good idea.