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As for the Heat fan who gained notoriety for flipping the bird to a
She received the most attention — positive and negative — for a fan in attendance at a Heat game since rapper Lil Wayne. He caused a commotion when it was thought he was kicked out of the arena in February. It was later revealed he left on his own.
For Tobias, her 15 minutes of fame began when Bulls center
Photos of the moment instantly went viral on the Internet. The excess of attention caused Tobias' attorney to release a statement Wednesday.
"Ms. Tobias has been a devoted Miami Heat fan for as long as she can remember, and like many other devoted fans, she unfortunately allowed her passion for the team to disregard proper fan etiquette," the statement read.
Tobias, 47, is the widow of a hedge fund owner who, under mysterious circumstances, was found dead five years ago in the pool of the couple's mansion. It was her fourth husband.
"Ms. Tobias is distressed at the needless national attention that this incident has garnered and the unwarranted invasion of privacy by the press into her personal life, including the malicious and untrue reporting about her husband's tragic passing," the statement said.