12 Questionable Life Lessons Taught By Rogelio From ‘Jane the Virgin’

Jane the Virgin may have put Gina Rodriguez on the map with her Golden Globe win but it’s really her on-screen father who steals the show every week. Rogelio De La Vega (Jaime Camil) may be arrogant and fame-hungry but Camil portrays the character with a charming and hilarious sense of humor. Throughout the series, we have learned several valuable, yet sometimes questionable tidbits from the character. Here is a collection of some of the more memorable life lessons we have learned from the breakout character.

1. Be honest about your preferred communication methods.
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2. Recognition is nothing. Winning is the only thing that matters.
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3. But sometimes, it’s okay to lose. Your other awards take up too much space anyway!
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4. Always ask for constructive criticism. You may be giving it “too much hip.”
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5. Be sure to have realistic expectations.
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6. A hug from Rogelio De La Vega is a very special and rare experience.
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7. Pop culture references are appropriate for any situation.
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8. It’s totally OK to enforce nicknames on family members.
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9. Be honest about your wardrobe choices.
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10. You always need thunderous applause for everything you do.
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11. Never forget to use hashtags on social media.
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12. But sometimes, Rogelio will give a heartfelt lesson.
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