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Bird-flipping Heat fan identified as millionaire accused of killing her husband

Posted at 10:38 PM, May 09, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-09 22:45:13-04

It’s the middle finger that flipped across the Internet world — and it belongs to millionaire socialite Filomena “Phyllis” Tobias.

The Heat fan from Jupiter flashed an angry bird inches from the face of Chicago Bulls player Joakim Noah Wednesday. The resulting photo of the fierce-looking blonde quickly made headlines across the country.

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(Screen grab via USA TODAY Sports)

So who is the woman behind the finger?

She’s the 47-year-old 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.

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