Rihanna raises over $3 million at annual charity ball



BAJAN POP star Rihanna raised over $3 million at her annual Diamond Ball last night (Dec 10).

The event benefits the Clara Lionel Foundation, founded in honour of the singers grandparents Clara and Lionel, which works to improve the quality of life for communities globally in the areas of health, education, arts and culture.

Her manager Jay Brown bid and won the auction for a replica of her infamous Dior dress at $45,000.

The 27-year-old said it was “overwhelming to see so many of the people that I care about come together to support a cause that is near and dear to my heart”

She told People: “I love everything about it!”

The event was hosted by comedian Kevin Hart and performers included veteran soul star, Lionel Richie.

Attendees included Will Smith and Wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, Kylie Jenner and actress Zendaya Coleman.


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