JAY Z and Solange Knowles have released a joint statement addressing their controversial elevator fight that has been heavily circulating on the web.

An exclusive statement to the Associated Press states,

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.

There has been heavy speculation on what triggered Solange's violent attack on JAY Z, and everything from an after-party thrown by Rihanna to Dame Dash's ex-wife has been reported to be what initiated to scuffle.

On Monday TMZ broke the video that was shot last week after the Met Gala at the Standard Hotel in New York—and even though many think that alcohol was the cause of Solange's attack, the statement went on to say that wasn't the case at all.

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.

According to the Standard Hotel the person who shot the video has been fired.

We can now return to our regularly scheduled programming.

[via AP]