The Standard Releases Statement Regarding Jay Z, Solange Altercation

posted Monday May 12 ,2014 at 05:00PM CDT | 21 comments

The Standard Releases Statement Regarding Jay Z, Solange Altercation

The Standard hotel says it will take action regarding the breach of its security system.

Jay Z was apparently assaulted by Solange Knowles in a video released on TMZ today (May 12). 

The alleged incident took place at a Met Gala after party, which was held at The Standard Hotel in New York City, New York May 5. 

The Standard released a statement today.

“We are shocked and disappointed that there was a clear breach of our security system and the confidentiality that we count on providing our guests,” The Standard says in a statement, according to pagesix.com. “We are investigating with the utmost urgency the circumstances surrounding the situation and, as is our customary practice, will discipline and prosecute the individuals involved to our fullest capacity.”

TMZ also reported that Solange and Beyonce left the hotel in one car, while Jay Z left in a different vehicle. 

Footage of the altercation is as follows:

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