- The Washington Times - Thursday, May 15, 2014

Beyonce, Jay Z and Solange say they are moving forward after a security camera video leaked this week showed Solange violently attacking her sister’s husband in an ritzy hotel elevator.

“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,” the statement said, the Associated Press reported. “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. 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,” it reads.

“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.”

The Standard Hotel in New York City has fired the person responsible for leaking footage of the fight, which happened the same night as the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala.

Video, first published by TMZ, appeared to show Solange attacking the rapper as Beyonce watched. It also shows a security guard intervening.

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