'They made a mistake': Mathew Knowles discusses THAT elevator fight between Solange and Jay-Z... as he maintains daughter Beyoncé's fame is due to her 'light skin'

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Solange Knowles was famously caught on camera embroiled in a fight with Jay-Z in an elevator after the Met Gala in 2014, while Beyoncé stood next to them.

And while it later transpired to be over Jay-Z's infidelity, something he spoke about after the release of his last album, Beyonce's father, Mathew Knowles, has now spoken out about it.

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Speaking to Good Morning Britain on Tuesday, live from Houston, the 66-year-old patriarch was asked by Kate Garraway, 50, about the fight.

She said: 'When you witness things like Solange, 31, in the elevator seemingly attacking Jay-Z and reported marriage problems – is it hard as a parent to step back?'

'It - Parent - Way - Parents

He said: 'It’s always hard for a parent to let go. I felt the same way when I was growing up, I didn’t want to be under my parents' nest so I understand that.

'I hope, and I feel very calm and comfortable about this, that they’ve been given the tools to be successful.

Mistakes - Mistakes - Reason - Racism - Colourism

'Are they going to make mistakes? Absolutely. But mistakes are a reason to grow.I'm more concerned about the racism and colourism.'

Jay-Z, 48, himself spoke about the incident last August and said the family had moved on from what had happened and he was still on good terms with Solange.

E - Online - Disagreement - Sister - Sister

He told E! Online: 'We had one disagreement ever. Before and after, we've been cool. She's like my sister. I will protect her. That's my sister, not my sister-in-law. My sister. Period.'

In November, the rapper also spoke about how his cheating affected his marriage to Beyonce, 36, and how they chose to battle on and grow from it.

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He told the New York Times: 'You have to survive. So you go into survival mode, and when you go into survival mode, what happens? You shut down all emotions.

'So even with...
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