New Kids on the Block fans — also known as “Blockheads” — found a way to give back to the five Boston brothers that make them smile. Collectively, joining together on Twitter, fans of the still popular 80’s boy band raised over $8,000 to put a full page ad in Billboard Magazine — out in stores March 30.
Donations were collected from nearly 30 countries for the ad, which congratulated NKOTB on their latest album, “10” which hits stores on April 2. Donnie Wahlberg, Joey McIntyre, Danny Wood, Jonathan Knight, and Jordan Knight were presented with framed copies of their ad during their record release party at the Orpheum Theater in Boston on Saturday.
“Fans in the theater held up heart shaped posters with #ThankYou written on them while those on Twitter who were unable to attend the show supported the moment by changing their profile pictures,” explained Blockhead, Mabelle.
New Kids on the Block fans’ efforts didn’t go unnoticed by the guys, either.
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