Jay Z and Beyonce were all smiles as the Brooklyn Nets took on the Miami Heat at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn last night – despite video leaking of Solange attacking the “Hard Knock Life” rapper in an elevator at the Standard Hotel earlier that day.
Now, the folks over at Us Weekly have revealed some insight into how the fight started in the first place.
The source added that, during the disagreement, Beyonce “got in the middle of it,” though it remains unclear what it was about. According to another insider, Solange was yelling at a number of people; Roy, it turns out, was included in that group.
One source told Us: “Solange flipped out over something Jay had said, that she took the wrong way. She took it too hard or too far. Not sure what it was, but she greatly overreacted.”
According to attendees at the party, Beyonce, Hov and Solange left very abruptly.
An eyewitness told Us that the sisters hit the dance floor with supermodel Naomi Campbell, while Jay Z “hung back at one of the fireplace areas.”
The same source added that the trio did “abruptly leave,” but witnessed no drama leading up to their departure.
Solange recently admitted that she tends to go off on folks. During an interview with Hot 97, she said:
“I honestly have really been trying to work on myself and mature in that area because it’s not cute. I’ve had to defend myself, a lot. I’m super protective of my sister. That’s like my sensitive subject. I’ve been known to snap off a bit behind that. I’m not into that but who is? At the same time you have a human reaction that’s like talking about your mama. You just don’t do that.”
The US source also revealed why Beyonce didn’t get too involved in the altercation.
“Beyonce tried to stay out of it,” another source told Us. “She does not approve of violence. They are trying to put the situation past them now.”
Judging from last night’s courtside pictures, the couple has put this incident behind them. Meanwhile, the Standard Hotel released a statement regarding the leaked tape:
“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,” announced the venue on Monday.
The statement continued, “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.”
Stay tuned for more info as it becomes available.
SOURCE: Us Weekly, Hot 97, Gossip Cop | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty