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Get the Details on Angela ‘Big Ang’ Raiola’s Funeral and Memorial Service

Kaitlyn Laurie | February 19, 2016 - 5:02 pm

The details on Angela “Big Ang” Raiola’s funeral have emerged: she will be laid to rest in her native New York.

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‘Mob Wives’ Big Ang Loses Battle with Cancer at 55

Jelani Addams Rosa | February 18, 2016 - 9:07 am

Angela “Big Ang” Raiola, star of the reality TV show Mob Wives passed away early Thursday morning after a long battle with cancer.
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‘Mob Wives’ Star Big Ang Flaunts Her Bikini Body in Miami

Jason Marshall | March 16, 2014 - 2:00 pm

While most of the country is still suffering with never ending winter, Angela ‘Big Ang’ Raiola hit the beach in Miami for a little fun in the sun.

Oh, and the 53-year-old mother of two is totally rocking an itsy bitsy black bikini.

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Made By ‘The Mob’

Danielle Jacoby | December 5, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Never underestimate a “mob wife.” If her chain necklace, over-the-thigh boots and distinguished jaw don’t intimidate you, her personal relation to organized crime might. If your ex is an imprisoned bank robber or your dad was the leader of the most infamous criminal clan in

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Behind The Bars: 10 Celebs Who Paid The Time

Danielle Jacoby | December 4, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Just in time for the Dec. 5 Mob Wives: New Blood premiere on VH1, Celebuzz is providing you with the ultimate list of giant celebrity missteps and how they paid dearly for their mistakes. The rap sheet runs from drunken debauchery on the Jersey Shore to slapping a police officer in Beverly Hills, and then… More »


Who’s The Toughest ‘Mob Wife’?

Danielle Jacoby | December 2, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Who doesn’t love a good catfight? Especially when the women involved are packing a few generations of mafia in their DNA. They’re loyal, they’re rough, and they’re not afraid to let the spit (and diamonds) fly. Obviously we’re talking about VH1’s Mob Wives.

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‘Mob Wives’ Greatest Hits

Danielle Jacoby | November 30, 2013 - 11:00 am

If you were ever wondering if VH1’s Mob Wives was legit, we’ve gathered the cold hard facts about the innermost lives of NYC’s associated women. All five cast members, including newbies Natalie Guercio and Alicia DiMichele Garofalo, are connected in one way or the other to some hardcore mafiosos.

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The Reason Renee Wants To Go Back To Rehab

Andrea Simpson | March 28, 2013 - 7:43 am

Ever since Renee Graziano got out of rehab last November, she’s been on a path to self-discovery. But if she had it her way, she’d check herself back in on a weekly basis.

“People make fun of me because I love rehab,” the Mob Wives star told Celebuzz. “I’d go back. I would… More »


Bada Bling! Check Out Ramona Rizzo’s Engagement Ring (EXCLUSIVE PHOTO)

Cliff Renfrew | March 4, 2013 - 1:00 pm

It may not be the biggest ring ever worn by a wise gal, but for newly-engaged Ramona Rizzo it’s certainly the most special.

The stunning 7-carat diamond set in 18-kt white gold with micro-pave style setting by New York jewelers Rafaello & Company was a surprise from the Mob Wives star’s fiancé Joseph “JoeMore »



Watch: Broadway, Brace Yourself — Big Ang Is Coming

Celebuzz | February 11, 2013 - 1:00 pm

First stop, Mob Wives. Next stop? Broadway!

Angela “Big Ang” Raiola, the plastic surgery-praising, Botox-loving breakout star of the hit VH1 series, is taking her talent to the Great White Way come March. She is set to star for one night only on March 9 in Anthony J. Wilkinson’s My Big Gay ItalianMore »


Watch: Mob Wife Explains Why She Couldn’t Watch Her Own Show

Cory Lopez | February 8, 2013 - 11:00 am

Drita D’Avanzo can finally sit back, relax and enjoy the Mob Wives show.

With the first two seasons full of catfights, cursing and crying, the VH1 reality star struggled to tune in to her own series. “It was very aggravating for two seasons. [If] I’m fighting, I don’t want to watch it again and… More »


‘Mob Wives’ Star Drita D’Avanzo Talks Superstorm Sandy and VH1’s Decision to Keep Cameras Rolling: ‘This Was Very Devastating to All of Us’ (VIDEO)

Crystal Bell | November 20, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Drita D’Avanzo is putting her star power to good use: The Mob Wives beauty recently organized a fundraising event in New York City to help those devastated by Superstorm Sandy.

D’Avanzo, a Staten Island native, saw the destruction first-hand after the storm terrorized the East Coast three weeks ago. And she’s seen her hometown largely… More »



‘Mob Wives’ Star Renee Graziano on Season 3, Wanting to Meet the President and Dating Tim Tebow (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

| August 30, 2012 - 3:30 pm

After an emotional year, Renee Graziano is back in front of the cameras as filming for the third season of Mob Wives gets underway in New York.

What can fans expect from the latest chapter of the hit VH1 reality series?

On Wednesday, Celebuzz sat down for an exclusive video interview… More »


Renee Graziano Gives a ‘Mob Wives’ Makeover (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

| May 27, 2012 - 9:00 am

Mob Wives star Renee Graziano stopped by the Walter Baker studio in New York City to give Celebuzz editor, Amber James, the ultimate makeover.

What exactly does it take to look like a mob wife? Renee schools us on the fashion for work and play — that will make you feel sexy and… More »


‘Mob Wives’ Renee Graziano Wants a Spin-Off Show (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

| May 25, 2012 - 10:05 am

To say Mob Wives star Renee Graziano has had a roller coaster year is an understatement.

Although most would understand if she’d want the cameras to go away, Renee is ready to pick herself up for another dramatic season, admitting to Celebuzz that she’d eventually like to get her own spin-off series like… More »



‘Mob Wives’ Reunion: Drita and Karen Discuss Their Rooftop Rumble (VIDEO)

Wes Ferguson | July 7, 2011 - 1:18 pm

Those Mob Wives don’t mess around! 

Celebuzz has a clip of the reunion special before you can see it on VH1 — as Drita and Karen pull no punches when it comes to the topic of their rooftop rumble. 

“If you’re gonna step up to my face, it’s a natural reaction,” More »