Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 5/17/13
Miami Heat fan Filomena "Birdwoman" Tobias is trying to bury the middle finger once and for all. The Miami socialite became the face of the Bulls-Heat series last week when she greeted Joakim Noah with an obscene gesture after Noah was ejected from an emotion-packed game. As the photo of Tobias flipping off Noah circulated around the Internet, she got the usual attention and rude comments -- and then the lid really came off. A little digging revealed that Tobias' late husband, Seth Tobias, had mysteriously died in his pool in 2007 . The Internet, ever quick to rush to judgment, quickly started making its own connections. Tobias ignored much of the attention, but she is now pushing back. Her lawyer, Anthony Barbuto, sent a statement to gossipextra.com saying that Tobias regrets the incident -- but also that she would please like to be left alone. "Ms. Tobias has been a devoted Miami Heat fan for as long as she can remember, and like many other devoted fans, she unfortunately allo...
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