Rihanna Donates $25,000 to LAPD After Selfie Fail During Clippers Game

By Bruna Nessif
|  Thursday, May 15, 2014  |  Updated 9:18 AM PDT
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Rihanna and Steve Soboroff attend an NBA playoff game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on May 9, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

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Rihanna goes above and beyond when it comes to apologizing for an accident.

The pop singer was courtside sitting next to L.A. Police Commission President Steve Soboroff Friday night at the Los Angeles Clippers Game 3 playoff game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, and the two decided to take a selfie together. Unfortunately, Rihanna accidentally dropped Soboroff's phone on the court and cracked the screen.

Of course, the reasonable thing to do would be to get him a brand new phone, right? Sure. But Rihanna did more than that.

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"Sorry I broke your phone @SteveSoboroff :)," the 26-year-old tweeted. And then she donated $25,000 to a fund for cadets and fallen officers.

Soboroff announced the singer's donation to the Los Angeles Police Foundation at a police commission meeting Tuesday, according to the Los Angeles Times, saying the singer pledged the generous donation to help fund police cadets from underprivileged backgrounds and the families of fallen officers.

But that's not all. Soboroff saw Rihanna again at Game 4 and asked if she would sign the cracked selfie phone so he could auction it off to raise funds for LAPD's cadet program and the Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation, to support the families of fallen officers, so she did and wrote, "Sorry! I (heart) LAPD. Rihanna."

The phone is currently going for more than $50,000 on eBay.

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