If you haven't seen the Solange and Jay-Z elevator video yet, well, that must be a nice rock you're living under. The story has not only consumed the news for the past few days, it has evolved into full-blown Cartergate as we try to figure out what could have possibly provoked the melee and track every move Jay-Z, Beyonce and her sister make in real life and on social media.
But after doing some digging, we realized Solange's sass and strength really shouldn't come as a surprise. Bey's baby sister has never been one to take crap from anyone, and while we may not know what really went on in that elevator, we know she isn't one to be messed with.
For example, that time she admitted she had devised a plan to kill Beyonce's then-boyfriend:
#wheniwaslittle I tried to kill my sisters teenage boyfriend (not a secret scince she blabbed about it on letterman) I had a GREAT plan. :)
— solange knowles (@solangeknowles) September 8, 2009
Or that time she revealed that she had to call on her inner MLK to restrain her inner Malcolm X:
Yo. I don't believe in violence but I almost beat someone's ass tonight.
Lot a bit of Martin, but a lot a bit of Malcom.
— solange knowles (@solangeknowles) January 15, 2011
There was also that one interview where she refused to ignore the rudeness of a TV anchor who, quite frankly, had it coming:
After Blue Ivy was born, Solange refused to stay silent as absurd rumors flew about her sister and new niece. (Beyonce was faking her pregnancy? Really, guys?) Solange snapped back at anyone telling lies about her family with tweets that have since been deleted. We managed to grab one of the tweets, but check out her full response here.
And obviously, she has already shown us that she floats like an ever-so-stylish butterfly and stings like her big sis Bey: