Solange

Jun
2
Rihanna Honored as Fashion Icon at CFDA Awards

Rihanna

Rihanna refuses to be censored. The risk-tasking fashionista stepped out nearly naked to the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards at New York’s Lincoln Center on Monday.

She turned heads in a sheer sparkly dress that exposed her breasts with only a nude G-string underneath. The custom-made show-stopper was designed by Adam Selman and covered with 216,000 Swarovski crystals.

Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour presented the “Stay” singer with the 2014 Fashion Icon Award. Previous honorees have included Lady Gaga, Kate Moss, Nicole Kidman, and Johnny Depp.

“Growing up fashion was a defense mechanism,” said Rihanna while accepting the honor. “As a child I remember saying: she can beat me but she can’t beat my outfit.”

Solange attended her first red carpet event since the infamous elevator video, rocking a sequined Calvin Klein dress and big hair, while Jennifer Hudson was chic in a black gown by KaufmanFranco.

See more of the stunning looks below.

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May
19
Beyoncé, Jay Z, and Solange Enjoy Family Time in New Orleans

Beyoncé, Jay Z, Tina Knowles, and Solange

Family comes first. Amidst last week’s drama, the Carters and Knowles spent some quality time together in New Orleans over the weekend.

According to TMZ, Beyoncé and Jay Z dined with Solange at Café Amelie for more than two hours on Saturday.

They reportedly arrived in three SUVs with heavy security. A team of bodyguards waited outside to make sure no photographers got a shot of them, but Beyoncé has shared some photos from their get together.

Bey, Jay, Solange, and Tina Knowles were all smiles as they posed together for a family portrait. With their arms around each other, Bey and her little sis snapped a pic and Jay hung out with Solange’s son Julez and her boyfriend Alan Ferguson. Blue Ivy, photographed from the back, was also by her mother’s side.

After video surfaced of Solange attacking Jay Z in an elevator, the family released a joint statement. “At the end of the day families have problems and we’re no different,” they said. “We love each other and above all we are family. We’ve put this behind us and hope everyone else will do the same.”

See more pics from the family affair.

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May
18
‘SNL’ Spoofs Jay Z and Solange Elevator Fight

SNL Spoof

Following last week’s “Beygency” skit, “Saturday Night Live” couldn’t resist poking fun at the infamous elevator fight between Jay Z and Solange. Jay Pharoah played Hov and Sasheer Zamata took on Solange as they explained the reason behind the post-Met Gala incident while a bodyguard (Keenan Thompson) nervously stood by.

According to them, the real reason Solange attacked her brother-in-law was because Jay had a spider on him. They voiced over the surveillance footage that leaked on TMZ last week.

“SNL” alum Maya Rudolph returned to reprise her role as Beyoncé, doing a hilarious impression of Queen Bey.

They also got some sweet revenge on the Standard Hotel employee who leaked the video, showing footage of him digging his butt, kissing himself in the mirror, and trying to breakdance.

Watch “SNL” have some fun at their expense.

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May
15
Beyoncé, Jay Z, & Solange Speak Out After Attack Video: ‘We’ve Put This Behind Us’

Jay Z, Beyoncé, and Solange

Beyoncé, Solange, and Jay Z are ready to move on. The family is speaking out for the first time since video surfaced of Solange attacking Jay Z.

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May
15
Solange Posts #TBT Photo with Beyoncé

Beyoncé and Solange

Solange has remained silent following the family drama that unfolded earlier in the week. But on Thursday, she returned to Instagram to post a #TBT photo of her and her big sis as children. Just the day before, Beyoncé showed her support for Solange by posting several pics of them together.

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May
14
Sisterly Love: Beyoncé Shows Support for Solange on Instagram

Solange and Beyoncé

Family comes first. In the midst of their public scandal, Beyoncé is showing support for her sister Solange. Bey posted four throwback photos of her and her little sis on Instagram, days after a surveillance video surfaced of Solange physically attacking Jay Z. The Knowles sisters look perfectly happy as they cozy up in the various snapshots taken throughout the years.

It was rumored that Solange removed photos of her and Bey from Instagram, but BuzzFeed says that is not true. There are still photos of the sisters on Solange’s Saint Records account. Only one of them with Lupita Nyong’o at the Met Gala was removed, but it’s unclear when.

TMZ reported that Jay Z and Solange were spotted at a jewelry store in New York on Tuesday, but Solange’s rep says she was not in NYC.

Neither Solange, Bey, nor Jay Z has spoken out since the drama unfolded, but the Carters did appear at the Nets game on Monday after the story broke.

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May
12
Solange Attacks Jay Z in an Elevator

Jay Z, Beyoncé, and Solange

File this under strange. Jay Z was violently attacked by his sister-in-law Solange inside an elevator at a Met Gala after-party last week at the Standard Hotel in NYC.

TMZ has obtained surveillance footage from the bizarre incident.

Jay Z, Beyoncé, and Solange step into the elevator. Solange can be seen screaming at Jay before physically assaulting him, kicking and swinging at him.

A bodyguard attempts to hold her back, but she manages to land a kick before Jay grabs her foot. Meanwhile, Beyoncé stands back and eventually gets in the middle of them to block the fight.

At one point, the bodyguard hits the emergency switch on the 12th floor to stop the elevator from opening.

It’s unclear what triggered the fight. The photo above was taken as they left the party, and Solange is clearly not happy.

UPDATE: Watch the full three-and-a-half-minute clip of the wild fight below.

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