You're actually both right.
RS' character, being a Caitiff, is going to be the town bitch. However, she's not a necromantic walking corpse who may or may not be the literal inheritor of Cappadocius' power and a bastard cousin to the Giovanni. So, while she's going to be underestimated and looked down on, she at least can earn trust and loyalty with relative ease. The Samedi on the otherhand, is likely to always be feared and mistrusted, even if he's got at least grudging respect.