Posted Thu, October 17, 2013 10:00am EST

Meet VH1′s ‘Mob Wives’: Renee Graziano, Karen Gravano, Drita D’avanzo & Carla Facciolo!

Posted Thu, October 17, 2013 10:00am EST

Most of these ladies believe a squealer deserves nothing but death — that’s the Mafia way! And that’s how they were raised!

What do you do when your notorious last name defines who you? Well for the cast of VH1′s new reality series Mob Wives, name, heritage and status are everything — especially on Staten Island! For stars Renee Graziano, Karen Gravano, Drita D’avanzo and Carla Facciolo allegiance to your mob family spells life or death!

Meet the cast of Mob Wives:

Renee Graziano: Daughter of Anthony Graziano, reputed consigliere of the Bonanno crime family. Renee is divorced from another alleged gangster named Junior. She’s trying to get away from the life of the streets so that she can raise her son AJ in a decent fashion, but is hard pressed because the mob is all that she has ever known.

Karen Gravano: Daughter of Sammy “The Bull” Gravano, former Gambino family underboss and federal informant — one of the men primarily responsible for bringing down the late Gambino boss John Gotti. Karen moved to Arizona with her family when they entered the witness protection program, but she’s returning to Staten Island to face her past. Will she be able to live down her father’s traitorous ways?

Drita D’avanzo: Married to Lee D’avanzo, rumored to be a leader among the new generation of the Bonanno and Colombo families. Lee is in prison for armed bank robbery. Drita is trying to figure out if she’s going to keep her family together or run, so that she can raise her two young daughters far away from the dangers of her husband’s business. Carmela Soprano anyone?

Carla Facciolo: Thought she married a man who made his money as a stockbroker, but then Carla’s husband Joey Ferragamo was arrested in a boiler-room scam. With Joey behind bars, Carla tells her young children that daddy’s away at work!

- Lindsey DiMattina

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Tonya West

Posted at 1:59 AM on April 4, 2012  

KAREN, HONEY IM SO GLAD KAREN IS WITH YOU RIGHT NOW. I LOVE YOU. IM GONNA PRAY YOU THROUGH HONEY. THOUSANDS ARE. YOUR GOING TO BE O.K. AND IM SO VERY SORRY. AND PLEASE DON’T LET HER BE ALONE. kAREN PLEASE GET ALONG WITH dRITA SO YOU CAN ALL HELP RENEE. IT IS KILLING ME. AND I LOVE YOU DRITA ANE BIG ANG.

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naqncyorthnigrelli

Posted at 3:27 PM on March 19, 2012  

i need t talk to someone to meet my grandfathers family and also granmother nigrelli vancherry my son just ask me what she do lol he was respected she was a very quit woman i guess i hope you text back i cant fine the chat hour withrenee gragiana have a goodday girls later

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