NEW YORK – Big Ang was the breakout star of VH1s Mob Wives, and now the fan favorite is building her brand.
Bigger Is Better: Real Life Wisdom from the No-Drama Mama is the title of her first book, out Sept. 11, she said Friday. She said it will include all kinds of stuff.
Big Ang – aka Angela Raiola – first gained attention on the second season of Mob Wives as the friendly one and peacemaker when the girls got into fights. VH1s website says shes the niece of Salvatore Lombardi, a deceased captain of the Genovese crime family.
The 52-year-old will also launch a VH1 reality show, called Big Ang, today.
I didnt think about any of this. This all came to me, she said. Did you think at my age I was looking to go on TV?
Big Ang also said shes scouting locations for a store called Big Angs Secrets, which will feature spray tans, eyelash extensions, hair extensions. Everything I love.