Someone Seriously Bought The iPhone Rihanna Cracked For $66,500
If someone dropped our iPhone 5 on the ground and shattered the screen, we would be cursing and shaking our fists at the sky. But things are different in Rihanna's world. When she dropped L.A. Police Commission President Steve Soboroff's phone at a Clippers game last week while taking a selfie, he sold it on eBay—and made $66,500 off of it.
Well, Soboroff isn't pocketing the cash, but donating it to LAPD's Cadet Program.
The winning bidder not only got a cracked iPhone (that still works as long as you don't cut your fingers on the screen!), but one that's autographed by RiRi with the message, "Sorry! I <3 LAPD. Rihanna." Now, one lucky person can stare longingly at the phone that slipped out of her fingers and share her love for the LAPD. Who needs to use $66,500 to buy a car when you can purchase a used phone that originally cost about $650?
We tried looking up some info on the winner, but all we could find is that this person has had 100 percent successful feedback on the auction site—and also has won 10 bids on gun parts over the last week.