I've read a few posts about Malia's smug faces, but did anyone catch her "I'm so shy and humble" face when Sandy was praising her? She was looking down as if Sandy's words were just too much for her and then she looked up all wide-eyed, trying to convey how truly humble and "surprised" she was at hearing how great she is. It was so fake, she thinks she's the shit and she expects to be praised. She also knows she's Sandy's favorite and she's milking it for all it's worth.
It's great that she's breaking into a traditionally male occupation, but her behavior negates any respect she could