Rihanna’s Injuries Described As “Horrific”

We’re learning LAPD took pictures of Rihanna’s injuries and they are “horrific.”

TMZ reports that the photos show major contusions on both sides of the singer’s face, there is serious swelling and bruising. Her lip is split and her nose bloody. There is confirmation there are bite marks on one of her arms and on several fingers.

Rihanna claims Chris Brown struck her with his fists and that’s what did the damage. There was reportedly no object used in the alleged attack, contrary to earlier reports. Apparently Chris Brown’s fists are the “deadly weapon” in the felony charge.

Rihanna refused treatment at the scene, cops took photos before she left. TMZ says the photos alone are “devastating proof of abuse.” An additional detail is that it was not Rihanna who called 911. Someone else nearby heard her screams and called in the emergency.

Chris is the last person fans expected to behave like such a thug, although there are rumors that Rihanna gave him herpes, and this is what set him off.