Rihanna’s Dad Unhappy With Photo Leak
First Published: February 20, 2009 12:27 PM EST Credit: WireImage
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Rihanna’s father, Ronald Fenty, is not happy with the release of a graphic photo of the singer reportedly taken shortly after her alleged altercation with Chris Brown. The photo shows Rihanna, who turned 21 on Friday, with multiple cuts and bruises.
“Sloppy work on their part,” Fenty told People about the Los Angeles Police Department’s handling of the case on Friday.
The LAPD is currently conducting an internal investigation on the leaked photo, which emerged on TMZ on Thursday night and quickly spread across the Web.
“The photograph has the appearance of one taken during an official Domestic Violence investigation,” the LAPD told Access Hollywood in a statement. “The Los Angeles Police Department takes seriously its duty to maintain the confidentiality of victims of domestic violence. The Department launched an immediate internal investigation and subsequently filed a personnel complaint.”
And while today is the singer’s birthday, her father was unaware of any plans to celebrate.
“There’s no party that I know of,” he told People.
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