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Details about  The Rihanna-autographed broken selfie phone (she dropped it!)

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The Rihanna-autographed broken selfie phone (she dropped it!)
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The phone still works, but the screen is cracked because Rihanna dropped it! It has been reset and

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May 15, 2014 12:59:55 PDT
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US $66,500.00
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Item location:
Santa Monica, California, United States

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111352286487
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Last updated on  May 13, 2014 12:17:13 PDT  View all revisions
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Item specifics

Condition: Used : Split the cost with friends
An item that has been used previously. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller Notes: The phone still works, but the screen is cracked because Rihanna dropped it! It has been reset and wiped clean. It will come in an iPhone 5 box along with LAPD wristbands like the ones we are wearing in the photo, and the charger cable (all pictured).
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Celebrity:

Rihanna

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See photo!

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I sat next to Rihanna Friday night at the Los Angeles Clippers Game 3 playoff game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

I am the President of the Los Angeles Police Commission, so I asked her to take a selfie with me wearing LAPD wristbands to show support for our officers. Rihanna took the phone from me and wanted to take the selfie herself!

While she was taking our selfie, she dropped the phone and the screen cracked! The story and photos went viral this weekend with posts on Gawker, The Daily Mail and other sites.

I saw her again this Sunday at Game 4 and told her I wanted to auction the phone off to support the LAPD Foundation and asked her to sign it... and she did, writing, because she broke the phone, "Sorry! I  LAPD. Rihanna.

Half of the money raised will go towards the LAPD Cadet program crisis. The cadet program needs $240,000 for 300 underserved kids to enroll, attend and graduate from the multi-year program. The Ray Charles foundation puts up over $500,000 a year for 400 cadets, but demand is so great we can now serve 700. The graduation ceremony has 10,000 attend! The next one is in June held at the Galen Center Arena at USC.

The other half of the money raised will go towards the Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation, to support the families of fallen officers. We have tragically lost five officers since March 7, 2014.

Thank you Rihanna and all of her wonderful fans who have made this story go viral, and for your interest in supporting the Los Angeles Police Foundation.


On May-13-14 at 12:17:13 PDT, seller added the following information:

UPDATE 5/13: Last night on TakePart Live on Pivot TV Rihanna announced she is donating $25,000 to the Los Angeles Police Foundation in addition to allowing the autographed selfie phone to be auctioned. Thank you, Rihanna! Watch her announcement here: http://youtu.be/ag7rFYMKr18

Questions and answers about this item

Q: Will you send the wristband that you are wearing in the photo?
A: Yes!
May 14, 2014
Q: What kind of phone is it? What carrier is it on? Is her signature on the actual back of the phone or is that a case on it that she signed? Thank You
A: It's an iPhone 5. Signature is on the mophie charging case which is shown in the picture.
May 14, 2014
Q: Hello, Sending it to Germany? regards
A: Will send it anywhere to the highest bidder!
May 13, 2014




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