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!
So heartbreaking! We lost Angela ‘Big Ang’ Raiola to cancer way too soon. The larger than life reality star passed away Feb. 18 while surrounded by family and friends, who just four days later came out for her funeral. Now we’re getting a look at the touching eulogy that was delivered.
Big Ang was remembered at the Basilica of Regina Pacis in Brooklyn, NY Feb. 22, with a gathering of her many friends and loved ones, as well as her Mob Wives costars Carla Facciolo, Renee Graziano and Drita D’avanzo who served as her pallbearers. The beautiful eulogy was written by her friends Diane Morton-Gattulo and Vinnie Medungo, which he presented during the service. We have the entire tribute to Big Ang, so keep reading for some amazing stories about the beloved reality star.
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.”
The tragic death of Big Ang has left fans of ‘Mob Wives’ completely heartbroken, including one of the show’s stars, Drita D’Avanzo. Drita is so devastated by the loss of her friend, she says she can’t even watch the show anymore. Click to see her sad message.
Fans of Big Ang are binge-watching Mob Wives in tribute to the show’s star. However, Drita D’Avanzo, 40, says she can’t bring herself to turn on the television because the sight of her late friend would be too painful to bear!
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 was laid to rest on Feb. 22, and the beautiful memorial service clearly showed just how important she was to her friends, her family, and the community in Brooklyn, New York. Click through to see all of the heartbreaking photos, here.
The family and friends of Mob Wives star Big Ang said their final goodbyes at her funeral on Feb. 22, after she tragically passed away from cancer on Feb. 18. It was a beautiful service full of heartfelt moments with friends and fans alike mourning the loss of the big personality. See all of the photos of the service, here.
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.
She will NEVER be forgotten. Big Ang’s life was celebrated during an emotional visitation ceremony on Feb. 20, and her ‘Mob Wives’ co-stars took to social media afterward to continue spreading the love. Read their touching messages here.
Renee Graziano, Carla Facciolo and Drita D’Avanzo are beyond devastated over the loss of their Mob Wives co-star, Big Ang, and after attending her wake over the weekend, they continued to mourn her on their social media accounts. Read the ladies’ latest messages to the late reality star — but you’ve been warned, it’s sure to bring a tear to your eye.
Her estranged husband Neil Murphy, ‘Mob Wives’ co-stars and many more attended the first visitation service for beloved reality TV star ‘Big Ang’ in Brooklyn, NY on Feb. 20. Click here to see the pics of the arrivals.
A host of Mob Wives co-stars, her estranged husband Neil Murphy, 43, and many more friends and family paid their respects to Angela ‘Big Ang’ Raiola at a first funeral service for the late beloved reality TV star on Feb. 20, and the MailOnline has obtained the pictures.
The reality TV world has lost so many great stars. From Big Ang’s recent passing to Anna Nicole Smith’s tragic death, we’re remembering the 14 reality stars who died way too soon.
It’s never easy to say goodbye. Some of our favorite reality stars, including Big Ang, Lex McAllister and Diem Brown, have passed away over the years. We’re taking a look back at 14 reality stars who died before anyone was ready. We hope they’re resting peacefully.
Not only did friends and family lose an amazing woman when Big Ang tragically passed away on Feb. 18, but, according to ‘Mob Wives’ costar, Ramona Rizzo, they also lost one heck of a cook! Hear all about Ramona’s most precious — and delicious — memory of the late star here.
Food can always be counted on to bring people together, and in Big Ang’s circle, she was usually the one doing the cooking AND the unifying. In the wake of her tragic death, her Mob Wives co-star, Ramona Rizzo, fondly remembers Big Ang’s epic meals, her incomparable talent for cooking, and how she always seemed to be able to unite her loved ones at the dinner table.