Standard Hotel ‘Shocked and Disappointed’ By Leak of Solange–Jay Z Fight to TMZ

08 Jun 2009, New York City, New York State, USA --- Andre Balazs' hotel "The Standard" which sits above the newly reopened High Line park in New York.  The 18 story hotel was desined by Todd Schliemann of the New York based Polshek Partnership.  --- Image by ? James Leynse/Corbis
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As an American citizen, you are legally required to have by now watched and formed a premature opinion on the video of Solange Knowles, Beyoncé’s younger sister, attacking Jay Z at a Met Gala after-party. But where did the grainy elevator footage seen ‘round the world, courtesy of TMZ, come from?

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,” the Standard Hotel, where the incident took place, told the Grio in a statement. “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.” In other words, this story still has many more questions than answers, on all sides.

Standard Hotel Responds to Solange-Jay Z Leak