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Beyonce, Jay Z, & Solange Release Joint Statement About Elevator Attack - Read Full Statement Here!

Beyonce, Jay Z, & Solange Release Joint Statement About Elevator Attack - Read Full Statement Here!

Beyonce, Jay Z, and Solange Knowles have released a statement explaining the situation that occurred where Jay Z was attacked by Solange.

“As a result of the public release of the elevator security footage from Monday, May 5th, there has been a great deal of speculation about what triggered the unfortunate incident. But the most important thing is that our family has worked through it,” the statement read (via AP). “Jay and Solange each assume their share of responsibility for what has occurred. They both acknowledge their role in this private matter that has played out in the public. They both have apologized to each other and we have moved forward as a united family.”

“The reports of Solange being intoxicated or displaying erratic behavior throughout that evening are simply false,” the statement continued. “At the end of the day families have problems and we’re no different. We love each other and above all we are family. We’ve put this behind us and hope everyone else will do the same.”

See the video of Solange beating up on Jay Z after the 2014 Met Ball.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of the statement??

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  • Sarah

    wtf not good enough lol more details , damnit I wanna know I gots too

  • Caryn

    Damage control. LOL.

  • cali

    Wasn’t really much of a statement but of course this was expected. They are a very private family.

  • Opening

    i really like that statement! cool thing to say!

  • sugarbaby

    A better statement then I thought, thought they would’ve put the blame on Solange..
    i hope we find out the truth soon…. but we prolly never wiill…

  • do what

    BLAH BLAH BLAH… they might as well not even released a statement…

  • Nule

    Now I can sleep peacfully… ha ha ha… I should learn her moves just in case..

  • cynthia

    well I don’t think is normal to beat each other in a family I think you do have a problem as a family and beside we all know that explanation is a lie.

  • Ava

    Never thought much about Solange but I’m really starting to dig her… She probably demanded this , because she knew JayZ’s people in the media had been spreading rumours that she’s crazy and a drunk and he’s Mr innocent .

  • PennyT

    Classy statement and so true. I don’t know any family without issues and problems. Now everybody needs to move on.

  • Annabelle

    That was stupid. They would have been better off saying nothing at all.

  • plbh

    If that’s their statement they should have better not say anything at all. Nothing new here. Nobody will move on. This just makes it better. Expect this video to surf around social media for months and months….They are being way too correct when it’s obvious this family is broken and all about business. The real will come out. They just released this cos people were talking about how Jay was involved with that desgner chic…
    We all know they couldnt be FAKER. They will divorce after their tour is done and Solange will spill the deets once he’s out of the pic and Beyonce will have to deal with it. We know she’s still ghetto as F*ck.

  • Laura

    Can you imagine if it had been Jay Z attacking Solange? I think the statement would have been very different…

  • Mia

    What a weird f up family, they just so fake and that statement is silly ” they apologized and know they were both wrong ” …what are they five LOl.. So every is back on track in the Carter/ Knowles house .. Move along people nothing to see here.

  • PennyT

    Nobody has a right to demand any details. It’s not any of your business and the person who sold the video was fired.

  • MimiB

    My family, like most, have occasional petty disputes… but we don’t get into violent elevator fights.

    Naw… there was a lot more to this than a little dispute… but they’re drawing the wagons around and we’ll never really know what happened or what was behind this bit of trashy behavior.

  • http://JustJared celestialacademician

    Solange is not “ghetto”. You all are acting as if you have never been ” turnt up” or shall I say intensely passionate over something. They made this statement to cut down all of the speculation that is out there. If they didn’t respond this story would keep going on and on and on. Families fight. This is nothing new. Hopefully everybody (media and public) will move on because I am so tired of this story.

  • Ap

    @PennyT: IA with you enough is enough everybody needs to back up

  • Jordy

    Families don’t beat each other like she did. And if they do they end up in jail. This is ridiculously stupid. She’s clearly irrational and crazy. Not to say jay z might not have done something bad but there’s no excuse. Like an above commenter said, if it was he who hit her then it would be utter chaos. As much as these people try to play off that they’re classy because of their wealth, this whole thing just proves they are complete trash.

  • Gena

    Why the hell is this even news

  • LOL

    Again this is exactly what these egomaniacs wanted. This statement virtually says NOTHING..but they realized we are the same people who are welcomed at the White House and now they look 100% ghetto.


    JZ got slapped around on the Internet by some sister wife widow because he is still refusing to believe in what the bible says about plural marriage.

  • Honestly

    They should have kept that to themselves. All they did was open it up for more scrutiny. Tiger Woods did the same thing when his mess started. Things did go spiraling until he released a statement/did a press conference. Tiger said something similar about this being a private family matter and then all hell broke loose. I hope this doesn’t happen to them because the money grubbers will come out for the right price.

    Sometime silence is best.

  • Elisa

    @Laura: I couldn’t agree more!!

  • Lena


    Yes. Sometimes silence IS best. Especially that part saying that reports of Solange engaging in erratic behavior all night are FALSE? So, she became rabid without ANY warning whatsoever? Someone please fire the ding dong publicist? LOL :). They would have been MUCH better being quiet or acting like Jada Pinkett after her daughter’s bed Twitter… I can still see those unpretentious strong words when Jada quickly squished it by uttering personally st her first public chance those “taking care of business mommy words” of “okay, LOOK, here’s the deal…” as she was flying through the airport. These folks should have said, “LOOK, Jay was being a snot, and he caught Solange on the rag. Sorry, but while us ladies are good at keeping our ish together 99% of the time even when hormonal, there’s bound to be once in a lifetime where that perfect storm hits, and unfortunately for our family, the one time it did, we also became victim to someone selling our business to the tabloids. We are sorry to waste your time. Everything is fine now”…blah blah blah… People can RELATE to that. But this nonsense about she had NO erratic behavior makes Solange seem even crazier in my opinion. As for someone to go off like that without warning? Oh dear….are they throwing her under the bus again?

    I mean, to issue a press statement and not personally make a statement like Jada just solidifies in my mind their attitudes that they are elitist royalty. Someone please alert the major networks. The United Nation of Carter-Knowles is having a national security press conference. How dumb…

  • sorry, but

    I would love to be their PR team – this “public statement” probably cost $50,000 to “put out there” – nothing was cleared up or revealed…NOTHIN!


    whatever it was about, jay z must’ve been at fault because NOT ONLY did Bey deliberately allow Solange to have her way with him, but she even rode in the car with her sister, leaving jay to go by himself.

  • AshleyLove

    Trying to keep that psycho man beater outta jail. Press charges Jay. She kicked your a-zz. Don’t be no chomp, pvssy a-zz nugget. You can’t let her get away with that. Just like Emma Stone. Don’t let these psycho women go free. If they can do the crime, they should do the effin time. One of y’all is going to wake up minus your third leg or a pot of boiling hot water on your face.

  • Lena

    @sorry, but:

    I agree. Or better yet. Have Jay Z man up and take care of it by walking through an airport…. “What happened Jay?” He says, “Yeah, about that…well, I’m surrounded by strong loving women. And I was being a d/ck to my sister in law and Jay got a snackdown. I mean, you saw the video, am I wrong about that? I’m gonna be nicer to her next time. Good plan, right?”. And then those people can whine about female on male domestic violence but that’s not really where most of the dv cases are. If he would have done that, it would have made him look like a man…

  • clea

    Who really cares?


    Thank You!!!!! Now Let It Go Already!!!!

  • http://yahoo PTHOMAS

    Thank You!!! Now Let It Go Already!!!

  • Beth

    Not normal for a woman to physically attack her brother in law.

  • Joelle

    So Solange was completely sober when she went Rambo on her brother in law and spat at him. Good to know.

  • Anon2

    Well, I’m sorry…but if that was like our families…she would have gone to jail for domestic violence. It is never okay to hit or kick another human being, being female gives no excuse or reason to get away with that nonsense. Besides, some males do indeed hit back…and that is very dangerous. The most dangerous of all….our kids are watching, and learning. NOT COOL.

    Glad they worked it all out, but get some family counseling. Mrs. Carter, you don’t fool me one bit either. Jay-Z, grow up.

  • JenInRehab

    Good statement, Time to move on haters
    In a few days some other celeb will do something stupid and the self righteous know it all will have something to talk about

  • nika

    @Ava: you dig a person who tries to solve her problems with people by hitting them? Well, I hope she doesn’t do that to her kid, that’s god damn violent and if she was a man she would be behind bars now or at least sent to anger management by court.

  • Lash out

    “Jay and Solange each assume their share of responsibility”
    - So Jay did something before the elevator to provoke it.

  • http://JustJared celestialacademician

    Nobody knows what happened before hand to get Solange all fired up, and we (media and public) have to ACCEPT that we are never going to know (because it’s none of our business).

    To the people saying Beyonce was being “fake” when she posted those pictures of her and her sister (in happier times) on her Instagram account must have NEVER had a disagreement/argument with a family member. This is life for most people (I don’t agree with the physical violence), but you argue with a family member and 15-20 minutes later the two of you are cool again. Get off of your high horses, people. None of you are perfect little angels.

    The problem…whenever you “feed the beast” (media and public’s appetite) it will never be satisfied. “The beast” will keep wanting more and more. You have to starve that son of a b*tch.

  • msirene

    Actually, I think the statement is a very good one, and we should all respect & accept it. After all, they really didn’t owe us an explanation at all. And I tell you something else, I didn’t know much about Solange Knowles, but I have such great respect for her. She keeps it real. Her sister Beyonce may be the quiet one, who tries to keep the peace, but Solange is a lot like me, i.e. she don’t take no mess. She has said on numerous occasions that if you mess over her sister, you will have to answer to her. Wow, what a sister! She obviously loves her sister very much, and will not stand by and let anyone disrespect her! I wish I had a sister like that! That’s all right! Go Solange! I bet Jay Z will think twice before flirting or hovering over other women in her presence! Yes, he will definately think twice. Solange did what Beyonce would not do!

  • Zoee

    I have the feeling people have been on solange side , without knowing what happened or what was the argue or fight about, and just by the image its more than clear that Solange misbehave and was very very aggressive and people is like support her action which is wrong but this is just because it was an aggression to someone population kind if hate and wants to see to fail , people wants to see Jay Z and Beyance to FAIL because population cant stand a black powerful couple being okay , i don’t see people wanting so bad to see brangelina to fail as you want to see Beyance and Jay Z, I DONT LIKE SOLANGE, I SEE HER SO VULGAR AND VIOLENT i do not support her action

  • William

    Solange heard,”Bomb First” by Tupac and realized out who Jay really was. We cant’t expect the public to forgive her, but at least we try to understand her and know all families can have problems. Peace