Jay Z 'attacked' by Solange Knowles

Jay Z 'attacked' by Solange Knowles

A hotel security video which appears to show rapper Jay Z being attacked by Beyonce's sister, Solange Knowles, has been released online.

US celebrity website TMZ posted the minute-long video on Monday and said it was shot last week inside a lift at New York's Standard Hotel.The Standard Hotel issued a statement saying it is "shocked and disappointed that there was a clear breach of our security system".The video appears to show Solange attacking Jay Z in his wife Beyonce's presence. A security guard intervenes.There is no audio during the video.The hotel said the security leak violates the confidentiality it provides customers.A statement read: "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 later posted a longer, three-minute version of the video.The footage shows the performers in the outfits they wore to the Met Gala last week.Representatives for Beyonce, Jay Z and Solange have so far declined to comment.YouTube

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