Mob Wives' Angela Raiola Dead at 55

Angela Raiola, best known as “Big Ang” to viewers of VH1’s Mob Wives, died on Thursday morning after a battle with Stage 4 cancer.

The 55-year-old reality star was first diagnosed with throat cancer in April, according to TMZ, but it had since spread to her brain and lungs.

Raiola’s passing was confirmed via her official Twitter account:

The final season of Mob Wives is currently airing Wednesday nights at 8/7c on VH1.