I think it was deserved. It was a big deal to him, and she assured him she'd be there. Who are these people she's helping and why is she keeping it a secret? She lied to Hollywood about a plumbing problem, and he will probably find out there was no such problem, so we can have the old cliche where he thinks she is hiding an affair. She should have told the kid she'd come for dinner another time. Boundaries, bitch! But then, no drama.