Rihanna and her dad Ronald FentyRihanna‘s dad, Ronald Fenty, who’s been getting a lot of press lately, spoke to People earlier today expressing his distaste for the LAPD’s leak of the graphic photo of Rihanna’s bruises.

“Sloppy work on their part,” says Ronald Fenty, speaking to PEOPLE via telephone from Barbados Friday, shortly after the emergence of a graphic photo Thursday reportedly showing Rihanna’s injuries from the alleged assault by boyfriend Chris Brown.

The picture is a close-up of a young woman with her eyes closed, bruises on her forehead, and cuts on her lips and cheeks. Because of the nature of the case, PEOPLE has chosen not to post the photo.

The Los Angeles Police Department issued a statement asking for the public to help with “information concerning the unauthorized release of the photograph.”

“A violation of this type is considered serious misconduct, with penalties up to and including termination,” police said.


We know TMZ paid a pretty penny for that exclusive photo, so whoever gets fired should probably be set for a little while. Or at least until they can find another job.

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