Faking It is the sixth episode of the second season of Star, and the eighteenth episode overall.
Guest Starring: Nealla Gordon (Arlene Morgan), Jack Yang (Elliot Wu), Justin Marcel McManus (Omari), Lance Gross (Maurice Jetter), Richard Roundtree (Charles Floyd), Keke Palmer (GiGi), Annie Jacob (Soraya), Teyana Taylor (Joyce Sheree)
With all of the flack the label is catching from the tragic police incident, Ayanna must quickly restore Midtown's image. Desperate for a spot in the showcase, the girls work on convincing hot recording artist Joyce Sheree to sing a featured verse on one of their songs. Carlotta continues to fight for custody of Simone, a misleading photo of Noah and Alex goes viral and Cotton juggles two relationships. Meanwhile, Brody's motivation for his return to Atlanta is revealed.