Beyonce’s father Mathew Knowles insists Jay Z and Solange’s infamous lift fight was a ‘mistake’ on …

 Mathew Knowles appeared on today's Good Morning Britain

BEYONCE’S father Mathew Knowles has called Jay Z and Solange’s infamous lift fight as a “mistake”.

The Lemonade singer’s sister famously lashed out at her brother-in-law in a lift following the 2014 Met Gala, with the footage that leaked soon after becoming a viral sensation.

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Mathew Knowles appeared on today’s Good Morning Britain

But appearing on today’s Good Morning Britain to promote his new book – Racism: From the Eyes of a Child – Mathew insisted his daughter’s will have learned from the experience.

Host Kate Garraway asked the 66-year-old, who worked as Beyonce’s manager until 2011, if he ever wanted to step back in if he saw something going on in her life that he didn’t like.

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

Ever the pro, Mathew offered a diplomatic answer, and without acknowledging the incident directly, said: “It’s always hard for a parent to let go.

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Solange famously lashed out at Jay Z in a lift after the 2014 Met Gala while Beyonce just stood there
 Beyonce and Jay Z are now happier than ever after welcoming twins last year

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Beyonce and Jay Z are now happier than ever after welcoming twins last year
 The couple also has daughter Blue Ivy together

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The couple also has daughter Blue Ivy together

“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.

“Are they going to make mistakes? Absolutely. But mistakes are a reason to grow.

“I’m more concerned about the racism and colourism.”

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The shocking moment in 2014 led to speculation all was not well in Beyonce and Jay Z’s marriage.

While the couple have opened up about their problems since, they are now happier than ever, although Jay, 48, did reference the incident himself in August last year.

 Mathew thinks his daughters both grow from their mistakes

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Mathew thinks his daughters both grow from their mistakes
 Jay spoke about the incident last year and said Solange was his "sister" not just his sister-in-law

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Jay spoke about the incident last year and said Solange was his “sister” not just his sister-in-law

Speaking about singer Solange, 31, 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.”

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