Just one day after ‘Mob Wives’ star, Drita D’Avanzo was arrested at her Staten Island home, her co-star Renee Graziano shared a lengthy message on Instagram, expressing that the situation is ‘a shame.’
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.
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.
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.
Despite the drama between Drita D’Avanzo and Big Ang, they made amends right before she died. It turns out she was at the hospital when Big Ang passed away and was by her bedside.
This is so touching. Mob Wives star Drita D’Avanzo dropped everything to be by Big Ang’s deathbed on Feb. 18. A report claims that she was there at the hospital when she died in Staten Island surrounded by family and friends.
Dr. Oz publicly mourned the tragic death of Big Ang on Feb. 18, but was it all for the cameras? Friends and family of the ‘Mob Wives’ star are reportedly mad that Dr. Oz ‘wasn’t there’ when Ang died and think he used her just for his television show!
Big Ang, 55, was larger than life and her heartbreaking death from cancer has left her family and fans devastated. Even Dr. Oz, 55, paid tribute to Ang, but a new report claims some of her family think he ditched her when she needed him the most!
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.
The life of the ‘Mob Wives’ star ended way too soon, after she tragically passed away from brain and lung cancer at only 55. Now, Dr. Oz is speaking out and he insists that Big Ang knew that it was smoking cigarettes that ‘killed her.’
As friends and family mourn the loss of Big Ang, 55, who passed away on Feb. 18 from cancer, Dr. Oz is also grieving. He has opened up about his final interview with the reality star which took place on Jan. 29.
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