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Solange Knowles wasn't the most gracious guest at yesterday's Derby Day in Melbourne, and her behavior has the Australian gossip rags all atwitter. News.com.au, for example, is so peeved that its writer insists on calling Solange "Beyoncé's sister" throughout the entirety of the blistering report, detailing how she arrived an hour-and-a-half late to an interview, and DJ-ed for less than half the time she promised. But the real slap in the face was delivered to coffee purveyor and event sponsor Lavazza, when Solange strolled into the Lavazza lounge (an appearance she was most likely paid a large sum of money to make) and refused to hold a coffee cup marked with the brand's logo. Her explanation, "No thanks, I'm not doing that." Egads, woman.