It’s hard to believe that Big Ang is gone and even her ‘Mob Wives’ co-stars, Drita D’Avanzo and Brittany Fogarty tell HollywoodLife.com that their final moments with Ang were heartbreaking for them to live let alone rewatch on their reality show.
Big Ang will be missed by her fans but a special bond will never be forgotten by her former co-stars, Drita D’Avanzo and Brittany Fogarty. The stars of the hit VH1 show, Mob Wives stopped by HollywoodLife.com‘s podcast and told us that they are still reeling from the realization that their friend is no longer here.
The ‘Mob Wives’ reunion on March 16 was explosive and Marissa Jade tells HollywoodLife.com that even though she buried the hatchet with all the ladies during the episode, she will never be friends with Drita!
Marissa Jade knows who her friends are and Drita D’Avanzo is not one of them. The gorgeous Mob Wives star tells HollywoodLife.com that she’s tired of Drita thinking she’s going to tell her who started the rumor about her ex-husband, Lee D’Avanzo and that it wasn’t just “one person” it was “several” of the women. But she’ll never give up one of her girls because she’s loyal to a fault.
Big Ang’s memory lives on through ‘Mob Wives.’ Despite being in the middle of intense cancer treatments during the reunion show, which was filmed in Feb. and aired March 16, Ang showed up to reminisce with her friends and leave her fans with one incredible, final memory.
The drama was out of control on the Mob Wives reunion show, but things were all brought into perspective when Big Ang showed up in the middle of her intense cancer treatment to reminisce with the rest of the cast. Just two weeks before her sad death, Ang filmed one last segment for the reality show and left fans and her friends with an important message.
Though Big Ang tragically passed away from cancer on Feb. 18, at least the ‘Mob Wives’ star died doing what she loved best: living her life and being happy. After her lung surgery to combat the disease, Ang promised to ‘not take life for granted’ and enjoy every last minute she had.
Big Ang was larger than life, but even she knew she had to appreciate what time she had after she was diagnosed with cancer. After undergoing therapy to fight the disease, Ang promised to go big and live her life to the absolutely fullest!
Even though Big Ang is no longer with us, she’s still on our televisions each week on VH1’s ‘Mob Wives.’ The reality star’s first episode since her death aired on Feb. 24 and it was incredibly emotional. Watch Ang say she doesn’t want to die because her family needs her.
If you’re a Mob Wives fan then it’s probably incredibly difficult for you to watch now that Big Ang is gone. The first episode since Ang’s death aired on Feb. 24 and it was a doozy. Grab your Kleenex because this is just so sad. Ang is on her way to surgery to remove a tumor and as she’s getting ready to leave she gets really upset because she says she doesn’t want to die and that she’s the “glue that holds this family together.”
As Angela ‘Big Ang’ Raiola’s health was ailing in the weeks before her death, her fear of dying rapidly increased. The late reality star was featured in the first ‘Mob Wives’ episode since her passing, and she revealed just how terrified she was of her looming death.
Even though Angela “Big Ang” Raiola was suffering from stage 4 brain and lung cancer before her Feb. 18 death, the reality star’s passing wasn’t easy for her loved ones and fans to cope with. Just months before her death, Big Ang had a tough time coming to terms with dying herself, as she knew she wasn’t ready to leave her family behind. In the first Mob Wives episode since her passing, Big Ang discusses her fear of death — and it’s truly heartbreaking.
Big Ang’s funeral was an emotional, heartbreaking affair that brought together her family and ‘Mob Wives’ costars for one final goodbye to the reality star. Click through for EXCLUSIVE details about her funeral.
Big Ang was laid to rest at the Basilica of Regina Pacis in Brooklyn, NY on February 22 surrounded by friends and family, including her Mob Wives costars. Not only did her ladies come out to support her one last time, but they served as her pallbearers. It was a heartbreaking, but heartwarming goodbye to the larger than life star, and HollywoodLife.com has the EXCLUSIVE details about the event. Click through!
Despite the fact that his marriage to Big Ang was on the rocks at the time of her death, estranged husband Neil Murphy was beside himself with grief at the reality star’s wake. Click through to watch footage of his emotional moment.
Neil Murphy was beyond distraught at Big Ang‘s wake on Sunday, February 21, sobbing as he remembered his estranged wife after her tragic death from brain and lung cancer. Neil stood outside Scarpaci Funeral Home in Brooklyn, trying to hold back tears, but he just couldn’t do it. Poor Neil! Click through to watch what happened.
HollywoodLife.com has exclusively learned that Big Ang’s funeral will be held on Feb. 22 in Brooklyn at Basilica of Regina Pacis and there will also be two memorial services for her over the weekend. We have also learned where the reality star will be laid to rest.
Big Ang will get the grand send off that she deserves. HollywoodLife.com can exclusively reveal that the 55-year-old’s life will be mourned over three days. There will be two days of memorial services and her actual funeral will take place on Feb. 22 at Basilica of Regina Pacis in Staten Island. All of her Mob Wives co-stars are expected to attend and although the funeral will be private, hundreds are expected.
Big Ang’s tragic death on Feb. 18 shocked her fans and family, but one person knew it was coming: Big Ang herself! HollywoodLife.com has the EXCLUSIVE scoop that when Ang was diagnosed with cancer, the ‘Mob Wives’ star knew she was going to die.
No one can say Big Ang, 55, didn’t live her life to the fullest — especially when she knew she didn’t have much life yet. As fans and loved ones mourn the heartbreaking death of the Mob Wives star, HollywoodLife.com has EXCLUSIVELY learned that when Ang learned she had the disease, she realized her time was running out.
VH1 lost one of its brightest and most beloved stars on Feb. 18, after Big Ang tragically passed away at the age of 55. Now, in the wake of her death, the network is remembering the ‘Mob Wives’ star with a touching tribute, calling her an ‘incredibly strong, one-of-a-kind woman.’ See their heartfelt statement below.
Our hearts go out to the VH1 family after the devastating loss of one of their biggest and brightest stars, Angela “Big Ang” Raiola on Feb. 18. The Mob Wives star, 55, had been valiantly fighting for her life after being diagnosed with stage 4 brain and lung cancer in Dec. 2015. Now, the network is honoring her memory with a heartfelt statement, remembering her as vibrant, “one-of-a-kind” woman. See their full touching tribute to her below.
Big Ang tragically died on Feb. 18 at 3:01am and but even though her close friends have known she was nearing the end of her life, they didn’t realize it would happen so quickly. HollywoodLife.com spoke to her friend and co-star, Marissa Jade.
Big Ang‘s death came as a shock to fans all over the world but even her close friends and co-stars’ heads are spinning with the tragic news. HollywoodLife.com spoke to Big Ang’s Mob Wives co-star, Marissa Jade, who tells us that even though she was bracing themselves for the worst, she was hoping for a miracle.
‘Mob Wives’ fans are heartbroken over the loss of Angela ‘Big Ang’ Raiola, as she was the show’s most lovable star. Every Big Ang appearance on ‘Mob Wives’ was memorable, but we’ve rounded up a tribute to the reality star with her top eight of all time!
Every character on Mob Wives has a big personality, but Angela “Big Ang” Raiola was certainly one of the fan favorites. After Big Ang sadly lost her battle with cancer on Feb. 18 at just 55 years old, fans immediately mourned her incredible spirit on social media. But while heartfelt tweets are a sweet way to honor Big Ang, the most proper way to remember the reality star is to highlight her best Mob Wives moments!
Though Big Ang tragically lost her battle with cancer on Feb. 18, the ‘Mob Wives’ star won at life by living it her own way. As fans and family mourn the heartbreaking loss, here are 5 things you may not have known about the amazing woman who was Big Ang.
We miss you, Big Ang! The life of the Mob Wives star ended way too soon, as she tragically passed away from brain and lung cancer at the age of 55. As friends and family mourn the loss, let’s get to know more about the larger than life woman that was Angela “Big Ang” Raiola.
Big Ang tragically died on Feb. 18 at 3:01am and moments after HollywoodLife.com spoke to her good friend and co-star, Carla Facciolo who tells us that she is so incredibly devastated but knows Big Ang will ‘rule the gates of heaven.’
Big Ang‘s family and friends still can’t believe she’s gone. The larger than live 55-year-old reality star died on Feb. 18 and HollywoodLife.com spoke to Mob Wives co-star, Carla Facciolo just moments after she passed away.