Beyonce, Jay-Z and Solange finally addressed that brutal elevator beatdown. What happened?
Footage of Solange lashing out and lunging at and trying to kick Jay-Z like Chun Li in a fit of rage at the 2014 Met Gala emerged on TMZ, leading to a ton of speculation: Was she high? Was she wasted? Did Jay-Z cheat on Beyonce? Was Solange just defending her big sis? Will hack comedians ever stop making "100th problem" jokes?
Looks like we may never know the real answers to those questions, but the Carter-Knowles clan did release a statement about the incident.
"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 family told The Associated Press.
"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 statement continued, "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."
"At the gala, Rachel was being flirtatious with Jay," a source told E! News. "Once everyone was at the Boom Boom Room for the after-party, her flirtations were elevated."
The insider added, "Beyoncé approached Rachel to let her know the behavior was disrespectful and she wanted her out of their lives for good. Solange came over to have her sister's back, and things got heated with her and Rachel. Jay said some disrespectful things to Beyoncé and Solange as the confrontation was going down. That's why all hell broke loose in the elevator and why Beyoncé just stood back and let Solange hit Jay."
Hell hath no fury like a woman — and her sister — scorned.