"A Star is Scorned" is the twenty-second episode of The Proud Family.
A music company hears about the group "LPDZ" and they all get a recording deal. Everything turns out well for them until Penny decides to sing solo.
This episode starts with a LPDZ performance. Wizard Kelly liked the performance so much that he wanted to record some demos with LPDZ. Their song became a hit. Eventually, the fame went to Penny's head and she fired LaCienega, Dijonay, and Zoey. When Penny realizes the error in her ways, she quit being famous. She went back home to her friends. Meanwhile, when Oscar left home, he grows a beard and goes crazy.
- This is the first time Penny betrays her friends, but this is ironic as her friends always betray her through certain issues.
- This is the first time Penny wears her hair down.