The Knowles and Carter families have done very well over the years of keeping their private matters private. Unfortunately the leaking of the altercation between Solange and Jay Z was too much of a public matter for them to just allow to “die down” in the media. An official statement has been released on behalf of the family:
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. Jay and Solange each assume their share of responsibility for what has occurred. 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. 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.
A very poised response to an otherwise messy situation. Shout out to these PR teams out here working! The Bey Hive approves!