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Heat fan who gave Joakim Noah the finger has a rather interesting past

  • Blog Post by: Michael Rand
  • May 9, 2013 - 3:24 PM

Per the Sun-Sentinel in Florida:

The Miami Heat fan who gave the one-finger salute to Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah has a message to the world of Internet trolls: Get a life.

The woman whose one-finger salute has become an Internet sensation overnight is Filomena Tobias, the widow of former CNBC commentator and financial wizard Seth Tobias, said Filomena Tobias' daughter, Victoria Racanati, when reached by phone by the Sun Sentinel.

"She's embarrassed, but she is being a good sport," the daughter told the Sun Sentinel on Thursday. "She was having fun just like any other fan. All she has to say is that people need to get a life."

The daughter said her mom did not want to comment.

Racanati said the family are Miami Heat season ticket holders who attend every game. Tobias was captured giving Noah the bird after he was ejected from the blowout game. The photo has been widely posted all across the Internet.

Want to read more about Seth Tobias' final night on this earth? Sure you do!

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