Contact Us

Solange Knowles Accuses Cop of Trying to Deflate Her Giant Banana

Solange Knowles banana incident
Astrid Stawiarz, Getty Images

Perhaps in an attempt to upstage big sis Beyonce’s pregnancy, singer Solange Knowles had gotten herself into a bizarre incident involving Miami Beach police, accusations of racism and a five-foot inflatable banana.

Solange tried to take said banana into South Beach’s Club Cameo Saturday night, only to be rebuffed by an apparent no-banana rule. Solange claimed the rejection was a matter of race, and an off-duty Miami Beach cop, who was working the door at Club Cameo, walked her across the street for a chat. Then, according to Solange, the officer pulled out a switchblade and threatened to deflate her banana.

Soon after the confrontation, Solange took to Twitter and, in a series of tweets, repeated her charges of racism and her complaints about the behavior of the off-duty cop.

solange knowles tweet
Twitter

Miami Beach Police have confirmed there was an incident involving Solange and a giant inflatable banana, but deny race played any factor in their officer’s reaction to Knowles or the blow-up toy. Solange, we can only imagine, is deflated herself after the incident.

[via Miami Herald]

Best of 99.9 KTDY

Recommended For You

Around the Web

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://999ktdy.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on 99.9 KTDY quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on 99.9 KTDY quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KTDY Winners Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.