It’s been less than 24 hours since the video of Solange Knowles violently attacking Jay Z and the speculation continues. Unconfirmed reports, unnamed sources, ear hustling and all thee above have most of us wondering–why did Solange attack Jay Z and why didn’t Beyonce intervene?
As previously reported, on Monday, May 12—one week after MET BAll—TMZ posted leaked footage from an elevator at the Standard, in which Solange can be seen kicking and swinging her arms at Jay Z.
This close-knit family has yet to release a statement and it’s HIGHLY unlikely that they will. In the meantime, we’ve compiled what we’ve HEARD and learned thus far.
—Solange hasn’t tweeted since the video leaked. All of her Instagram photos have with Beyonce have been deleted, with the exception of one.
—Before the elevator altercation, Solange had an argument with designer Rachel Roy, who was at the MET Gala and the party. An insider tells the New York Post that “Solange had too much to drink and was out of it by the time the performances started after the dinner at the Met Ball,” noting that “she was dancing like a crazy person.” Another insider told the paper that a “belligerent” Solange was “like a pressure cooker waiting to explode” when she crossed paths with Rachel. Solange use to be friends and they attended the 2012 MET Gala together. Rachel was once married to Dame Dash, who use to be in business with Jay Z.
–Dame Dash posted the photo above, with the caption:
I am actually impressed with her independent spirit… She seems like a fighter #festivallife
—US Magazine that “Solange flipped out over something Jay had said, that she took the wrong way … she took it too