Beyonce’s sister, Solange Knowles, has married video director and music producer Alan Ferguson on November 16 in New Orleans wedding ceremony.
Solange Knowles, 28, and Alan Ferguson, 51, were joined by their close friends and family, including bride’s sister Beyonce and brother-in-law Jay-Z.
Another special guest at the ceremony was Solange Knowles’s son from her previous marriage to Daniel Smith, 10-year-old Daniel Julez.
All were guests encouraged to wear white.
Solange Knowles has married video director and music producer Alan Ferguson in New Orleans (photo Beyonce Instagram)
The couple tied the knot at the Holy Trinity Church in New Orleans in front of 100 friends and family.
Solange Knowles wore a long caped gown by Humberto Leon for Kenzo for the nuptials but arrived at the ceremony in a Stephane Rolland cream jump suit, having travelled there on a white-painted bicycle decorated with cream roses.
Beyoncé wore a creation called Torn by Ronny Kobo Maggie Lasso Diamonds Dress.
The wedding reception took place at New Orleans’s Marigny Opera House.
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Beyoncé and Jay-Z are reportedly on the verge of divorce after months of explosives rows and years of infidelity.
The singer and her husband no longer love each other and are keen to keep their split a secret, Life & Style magazine reported.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z are reportedly on the verge of divorce after months of explosives rows and years of infidelity
A source told the publication that Jay-Z’s infidelity is a big issue and Beyoncé will no longer put up with him “spending nights with other women”. Her jealous streak is thought to have led to ‘explosive arguments ‘in recent months.
Although Beyoncé is allegedly keen to call it quits, she wants to protect her “perfect family” image until the financial aspects have been worked out.
Beyoncé, 32, and rap mogul have a combined net worth of $900 million and according to some divorce experts, their split could leave both parties out of pocket.
Their relationship, which has been blighted by rumours of illuminati affiliation and infidelity, was propelled the spotlight after footage emerged of Beyoncé’s sister Solange Knowles attacking her brother-in-law after the Met Gala.
Fans were not only shocked to see Solange Knowles violently kicking and punching Jay-Z in an elevator at the Standard Hotel, but they were even more surprised that Beyoncé did not intervene.
Meanwhile some celebrity watchers noticed that Beyoncé appeared to have had her wedding tattoo removed from her ring finger.
Jay-Z, Beyonce and Solange Knowles say they are a “united family” despite an elevator fight seen in a leaked video.
The video, which was leaked to TMZ, showed Solange Knowles lashing out at Jay-Z in an elevator after the Met Gala on May 5.
“Jay and Solange each assume their share of responsibility for what has occurred,” said a joint statement.
Jay-Z, Beyonce and Solange Knowles say they are still united despite elevator fight
“They both have apologized to each other and we have moved forward as a united family.”
New York’s Standard Hotel employee who leaked the footage has been identified and fired, it emerged on Thursday.
The Standard Hotel said it was “shocked and disappointed” by the leak and said it would it would hand over “all available information to criminal authorities”.
The employee was fired for “breaching the security policies of the hotel and recording the confidential CCTV video,” it added.
The three-minute video shows Solange Knowles entering the elevator with Jay-Z, Beyonce and their entourage.
Solange Knowles then confronts Jay-Z, whose wife stands by without interfering.
A bodyguard holds Solange back, although she again tries to kick Jay-Z. There is no audio on the recording.
The full statement was released by the family to the Associated Press.
The statement reads: “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.
“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.
“The reports of Solange being intoxicated or displaying erratic behavior throughout that evening are simply false.
“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.”
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New York’s Standard Hotel employee who leaked footage of Jay-Z being attacked by Beyonce’s sister Solange Knowles has been fired.
The video, which was first published by TMZ, showed Solange Knowles lashing out in a lift after the Met Gala on May 5.
New York’s Standard Hotel employee who leaked footage of Jay-Z being attacked by Beyonce’s sister Solange Knowles has been fired
A security guard intervened in the apparent altercation. There is no audio on the recording.
The Standard Hotel said it was “shocked and disappointed” by the leak and had identified the person responsible.
The employee was fired for “breaching the security polices of the hotel and recording the confidential CCTV video”.
The Standard Hotel added it would turn over “all available information to criminal authorities”.
Representatives for Jay Z, Beyonce and Solange Knowles have made no comment on the video.
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The Standard Hotel in New York, where it is claimed a fight broke out between Jay-Z and his sister-in-law Solange Knowles, has said it is “disappointed” a video has been leaked.
A statement from The Standard Hotel in New York confirmed it was investigating how footage from its elevator was released.
“We are shocked and disappointed that there was a breach of our security system and confidentiality we count on providing our guests,” it said.
Jay-Z, Beyonce and her sister Solange Knowle had attended the Met Gala Ball last week in New York
Beyonce’s management has declined to comment on the story so far.
The video was released by TMZ. It says that the footage is of Jay-Z, Beyonce and her sister Solange Knowles and claims there is a physical argument going on in an elevator.
It’s thought the incident happened after the three had attended the Met Gala Ball last week in New York.
The hotel added: “We are investigating with the utmost urgency the circumstances surrounding the situation and, as is our customary practice, will discipline the individuals involved to our fullest capacity.”
The Standard, High Line, is an 18-story boutique hotel located in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District.
The chain also has hotels in Los Angeles and Miami Beach, Florida.
Solange Knowles, 27, is Beyonce’s younger sister and is a singer-songwriter in her own right.
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