These boots were made . . . for being on display

Rihanna stepped out in NYC on Monday wearing very expensive snakeskin boots. The anaconda over-the-knee Tom Ford boots retail for a $2,980! 

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The "We Found Love" singer, 24, showed off her legs in the pricey footwear by wearing short black shorts. She proudly showed them off while taking photos with fans.

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Later that night, Rihanna was spotted making out with ex Chris Brown at NYC's Griffin nightclub, a source confirmed to Us Weekly. On Wednesday night, Rihanna and Brown, 23, attended Jay-Z's sold-out concert at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn. A source told Us the former couple were "cuddled up" during the show. "They walked into the VIP section together. He had his arm around her."

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Brown told Us on Thursday that he and aspiring model Karrueche Tran have ended their romance after a year of dating. "I have decided to be single to focus on my career," Brown said. "I love Karrueche very much but I don't want to see her hurt over my friendship with Rihanna. I'd rather be single allowing us to both be happy in our lives."

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