Friends & Costars Mourn Big Ang On Social Media & Promise To Never Forget Her
On Thursday morning it was confirmed by Angela Raiola's rep, Vinnie Medugno, that the Mob Wives star, better known as Big Ang, died after battling cancer at the age of 55. Ever since learning of her death, her family, friends, and fans have mourned her on social media. Clearly, she made a great impact on their lives and will forever remain a part of them. For example, the Mob Wives cast has honored Big Ang with some sweet photos and posts showing that despite whatever drama may have occurred on their VH1 reality show, they'll never forget her.
In addition to Big Ang's former co-stars, plenty of other celebs have expressed their sorrow over her death, including Bravo's Andy Cohen, Real Housewives stars LuAnn de Lesseps and Teresa Giudice, Dr. Mehmet Oz, and Jersey Shore's Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Samantha Giancola, and Vinny Guadagnino.
It's been known for awhile now that Big Ang was battling cancer. More specifically, she was suffering from lung and brain cancer. In April 2015, it was also revealed that the former reality star was hospitalized for a throat tumor. Her rep released the following statement about her death:
With that, here's how Big Ang is being honored across social media. First, her Mob Wives co-stars:
And now for all of the other love being thrown Big Ang's way:
I think it's safe to say that Big Ang will never be forgotten and definitely sorely missed.