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Rihanna Donates $25K To LAPD Charity After Breaking Police Chief's Phone During Botched Selfie

The singer gave $25,000 to a fund for fallen officers after accidentally dropping the chief's phone at a Clippers game.

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But she recently showed what a class act she is after accidentally dropping and breaking L.A. Police Chief Steve Soboroff's phone.

.@rihanna took #selfie at @LAClippers game. @lpdhq wristband #solidarity #respect Ps. She dropped the phone.

Steve Soboroff@SteveSoboroff

.@rihanna took #selfie at @LAClippers game. @lpdhq wristband #solidarity #respect

Ps. She dropped the phone.

6:54 AM - 10 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Watch @takepartlive @pivot_tv 10pET. News re: @rihanna selfie phone 4 @LAPoliceFdtn. Bid now: http://t.co/ShUgpNXm6F

Steve Soboroff@SteveSoboroff

Watch @takepartlive @pivot_tv 10pET. News re: @rihanna selfie phone 4 @LAPoliceFdtn. Bid now: http://t.co/ShUgpNXm6F

08:15 PM - 12 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

She tweeted an apology and later announced that she would be donating $25,000 to a fund for the families of fallen officers.

Sorry I broke your phone @SteveSoboroff :) @takepartlive 10PM ET on @pivot_tv @LAPoliceFdtn #specialannouncement #tonight

Rihanna@rihanna

Sorry I broke your phone @SteveSoboroff :) @takepartlive 10PM ET on @pivot_tv @LAPoliceFdtn #specialannouncement #tonight

09:49 PM - 12 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

She also signed the broken phone, which is currently being auctioned off for the Los Angeles Police Foundation. The current bid is $30,000.

Saw @rihanna at @LAClippers. Said sorry for breaking my phone & signed it. Auction for @LAPoliceFdtn soon! @LAPDHQ

Steve Soboroff@SteveSoboroff

Saw @rihanna at @LAClippers. Said sorry for breaking my phone & signed it. Auction for @LAPoliceFdtn soon! @LAPDHQ

05:19 PM - 11 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

They still managed a picture after the phone's untimely demise, and are using the picture to sell the LAPD wristbands to raise more money for the Los Angeles Police Foundation.

Via Twitter: @LAPoliceFdtn

Soboroff tweeted that Rihanna can break his new phone at the next Clippers game because having Rihanna break something of yours is quite the (profitable) honor.

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