For the last year or so, I’ve used “Fan Friday” to highlight Boston Celtics fans from all over the world. I wanted to step it up a notch this season and bring our readers fan profiles from the world of entertainment, music and professional sports. Well, I’m proud to bring you all the first installment of “Celebrity Fan Friday”!
Once a month, we’ll interview and profile Celtics fans from screen, television and the music industry, amongst others.
And who better to feature for our first such piece than the Host of “Extra” and Medford, Massachusetts’ own Maria Menounos! Maria is a die-hard supporter of the Celts. You can find her courtside at TD Garden, Staples Center and she’s even done play-by-play with Mike and Tommy. Maria took some time out of her busy schedule to answer a few questions for us:
How long have you been a Celtics fan, and who or what got you interested in them?
I’ve always been a fan but the Pierce era, from his rookie year on, took my fandom to another level.