Karen stayed in New York while her family moved to Arizona — and when her dad, Sammy the Bull, got out of jailed he joined the witness protection program and followed his family to the Southwest!
Mob Wives star Karen Gravano wants to clear up some rumors about her past. Karen tells HollywoodLife.com exclusively that unlike her father Salvatore “Sammy the Bull” Gravano — former Gambino family underboss turned FBI informant and ratted out John Gotti — she never entered into the witness protection program.
An easy to make, simply amazing recipe — how to do Avra’s perfect Greek-style grilled octopus dish on your own!
Yummy yum yum! What a truly fabulous experience Avra offers! I dined with the cast of VH1’s hit show Mob Wives — Renee Graziano, Carla Facciolo and Karen Gravano — at this Greek restaurant located in New York City’s trendy Midtown East area on May 1 — and we all couldn’t help but rave over the delicious food. But I have to say from the wide selection of seafood the menu has to offer, the tastiest dish of the evening was their Charcoal Grilled Octopus appetizer!
Surprising things we learned: Karen Gravano could take home the title on ‘Dancing With The Stars,’ Carla Facciolo’s sincerity will melt your heart — and Renee Graziano always takes the head of the table!
The cast of VH1’s Mob Wives took a break from filming and spent the evening of April 30 in NYC. First, the group — including Renee Graziano, Karen Gravano, Carla Facciolo and Jennifer Graziano — grabbed a bite to eat at Avra, a tasty and scenic Greek restaurant in NYC’s trendy Midtown East area. Next, the girls headed to 1OAK — in the Meat Packing District — to party the night away!
Drita can’t handle the fact her husband Lee may be in prison for another 2-3 years! She’s trying to decide if she should leave him!
Karen has the support from her ‘Mob Wives’ co-stars — but what about the rest of Staten Island? Should she be punished for her father’s actions?
All of her life, Mob Wives star Karen Gravano has been known as the daughter of Salvatore “Sammy the Bull” Gravano – the Gambino family underboss and killer who betrayed the mob when he turned FBI informant and ratted out John Gotti. But Karen has returned to Staten Island to face her past and clear her name — and her co-stars Drita D’avanzo and Renee Graziano totally respect her for coming back.
Carla’s co-stars Renee Graziano and Drita D’avanzo both take their kids to see their dads behind bars! Do you think they’re doing the right thing?
Mob Wives star Carla Facciolo has admittedly distanced herself from her husband Joey Ferragamo, who’s currently incacerated for a boiler-room scam. And because Joey is behind bars, Carla has told her 8-year-old twins Joseph and Carmen that their daddy is away at work. But unlike Carla, her co-stars Renee Graziano and Drita D’avanzo think it’s important for their kids to have relationships with their dads — even when they’re locked up!
Drita’s co-star Renee Graziano thinks a woman should stay by her man’s side no matter if he’s in jail or not — ‘Don’t kick a man while he is down!’ Do you agree?
Mob Wives star Drita D’avanzo has a tough personal question to deal with — should she stay with her husband Lee D’avanzo, who is currently incarcerated in federal prison for the second time since they got married?
Ignoring the issue of little kids watching ‘Mob Wives,’ it seems Drita’s daughter is making friends because of the show.
Mob Wives may not be sitting too well with the Italian community and the residents of Staten Island, but star Drita D’avanzo tells HollyBaby.com exclusively that one very good (and odd) thing has happened because of it. And it involves her nine-year-old daughter, Aleeya.
Renee’s dad tells her, ‘You made your bed. Now sleep in it’ — and cut off contact!
How do Cosa Nostra members feel about their daughters and wives participating in VH1’s new hit show, Mob Wives? For star Renee Graziano — the fact that she let a TV crew film her life didn’t settle too well with her father Anthony Graziano, onetime consigliere of the Bonanno crime family, who’s behind bars at a federal penitentiary.
Karen and Drita have been friends since they were 19, but when Karen broke up with Lee and went into witness protection, Drita and Lee got involved and eventually tied the knot!
Karen Gravano has come back to Staten Island to face her past, and she has do deal with the fact that her ex-boyfriend Lee D’avanzo is married to her Mob Wives co-star Drita D’avanzo. Because of this, some major drama is going to come up between the two women!
Karen — daughter of a notorious mob killer turned informant — is trying to defend her whole family’s reputation, her cousin Frances Garafola tells HollywoodLife.com!
All of her life, Mob Wives star Karen Gravano has been known as the daughter of Salvatore “Sammy the Bull” Gravano — the Gambino family underboss who betrayed the mob when he turned FBI informant and ratted out John Gotti. But her cousin Frances Garafola tells HollywoodLife.com that after years of living in Arizona under the witness-protection program, Karen came back to Staten Island to defend her family’s honor.
Should Drita be bringing her little girl behind bars to see her mobster father?
Mob Wives star Drita D’avanzo wants her oldest daughter Aleeya, 9, to have a good relationship with her daddy, Lee D’avanzo. The only thing is that Lee is locked up — again! But Drita won’t be deterred and she takes Aleeya to visit her father in federal prison!
‘Mob Wives’ is an insult to Italian-Americans and the residents of Staten Island, where the show is filmed, a local leader says! Do you agree?
VH1’s new hit reality series Mob Wives — which focuses on the lives of Cosa Nostra-related women Renee Graziano, Karen Gravano, Drita D’avanzo and Carla Facciolo — is riling up the Italian-American community of Staten Island. “I’ve seen it — It’s disgraceful,” Staten Island’s borough president, James Molinaro, tells HollywoodLife.com exclusively. “It paints Staten Island and Italian-Americans in a bad light.”
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