Let’s be honest, the 2014 elevator brawl between Jay Z and Solange will go down in history as one of the most epic moments of any Met Gala — past and probably future.
But just like most dramatic entertainment stories, our conditioned minds threw the elevator showdown to the back of our brains, leaving it there to sit until we absolutely need to reference it again — That reference, by the way, happened Monday night.
Solange’s mama, Tina Lawson, managed to remind us all what went down the night that Solange attacked Jay in the elevator of New York hotel following the gala. Here’s how:
In efforts to share with fans a sweet moment between Solange, her son, and Jay, Tina posted a snapshot of the trio on Instagram, but here’s the catch. The captured moment was in an elevator. Oops.
Tina clearly realized what frenzy she was starting by posting the image, so she quickly deleted it from her page.
To refresh your memory, Solange and Jay famously got into a heated exchange that was captured by elevator security footage. It never was confirmed what the fight was about; however, it was rumored that it had something to do with the relationship between designer Rachel Roy and Jay.
Rachel, by the way, is the same woman who foolishly suggested she was “Becky with the good hair,” the woman Beyonce sings about in her track “Sorry,” from her latest album, Lemonade.
Following the incident, the family released a statement to the Associated Press, suggesting that Jay and Solange both take responsibility for the “unfortunate incident” and that “families have problems and we’re no different.” They also made sure to state, “we’ve put this behind us.”
OK — we can now put the brawl in the back of our heads again.
CodeBlack Could Redeem Itself With New Omar Epps, Paula Patton Flick
No shade to CodeBlack Films, but it’s last flick, All Eyes On Me, was kind of a disaster. From the poor ratings and reviews, to stars like Jada Pinkett Smith and 50 Cent slamming the film, folks just weren’t feeling it.
But that may all change with their new movie Traffik. The action-packed thriller slated for theaters April 27, 2018 stars Omar Epps, Paula Patton and Laz Alonso, and it looks pretty darn good.
Peep the trailer below.
In the film, Brea (Paula Patton) and John (Omar Epps) are off for a romantic weekend in the mountains. Isolated at a remote estate, the couple are surprised by the arrival of two friends, another couple, Darren (Laz Alonso) and Malia (Roselyn Sanchez). Just when the weekend starts to get back on track, a violent biker gang turns up and begins to torment them. The foursome are forced to fight for their lives against a gang who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.
The film is written and directed by Deon Taylor. Patton is also a producer.
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