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VIDEO Mob Wives’ Drita D’Avanzo reads from Fifty Shades of Grey

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Not only is Mob Wives star Drita D’Avanzo fearless when it comes to verbal and physical confrontations, but she also fearless when handed an erotic novel and asked to read it during a television interview! That’s exactly what happened as the 34-year-old reality star and her cast mate Carla Facciolo were doing an interview with MTV News and the subject of E L James’ erotic New York Times best-seller Fifty Shades of Grey came up. The interviewer happened to have a copy on hand and Drita read a racy passage in her thick Staten Island accent (with shocked interjections thrown in). Keep reading to watch the hilarious clip that could spawn an entirely new career for the VH1 celeb, who might need to change her name to Drita von Teese!

VIDEO PHOTOS Big Ang in a bikini getting a spray tan

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Mob Wives star Big Ang continues to take the world by storm, and when you’re taking the world by storm, you gotta be tan, right? Right! Check out this preview clip for Mob Wives episode 10 in which Big And and Drita D’Avanzo strip down to bikinis and take turns in a spray tanning booth! (Yes, it’s just as mind-blowing as you imagine!)

PHOTOS Drita D’Avanzo models new swimwear line for House of Jackie B

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Mob Wives star Drita D’Avanzo is not one for sitting on her super fine laurels and settling for just being one of celebridom’s biggest and badassest reality stars. The 35-year-old mafiantrepreneur is converting her fame into more more fortune with numerous business ventures that include her own line of “Lady Boss” and “Team Drita” clothing, a workout DVD (coming soon!), her “Just Me” brand cosmetics, and now her own line of swimwear for House of Jackie B!

VIDEO Queen Latifah impersonates Mob Wives on Wendy Williams

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The Mob Wives 2nd season is going strong and one of the interesting trends I’ve noticed about the show is how popular it is among celebrities. There’s just something about the bombastic Staten Island fairies that appeals to folks in the spotlight. Two of the show’s outspoken fans, Queen Latifah and Wendy Williams, took their Drita devotion and Renee rhapsody a notch further by impersonating them in a scene from a skit on Wendy’s show called “Hairpiece Theater.” Check out the really funny clip and get Drita and Renee’s reaction.

PHOTOS Mob Wives bring it for VH1 DIVAS Celebrates Soul red carpet

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There are divas, there are soul divas and then there are Staten Island (and one bad girl Brooklynite) divas that will damage your face and look freakin’ hot while doing it! VH1’s own Mob Wives; Renee Graziano, Karen Gravano, Drita D’Avanzo, Carla Facciolo and new additions Ramona Rizzo and Angela Raiola were in attendance for their network’s DIVAS Celebrates Soul at the Hammerstein Ballroom yesterday in New York City. See photos of all 6 and get brief bio info for Angela “Big Ang” Raiola.

VIDEO Mob Wives Season 2 trailer – 4 minutes long!

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“Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!”

The Real Mob Wives of Staten Island are back, and it looks like their dramatic (and very successful!) first season was no fluke! Check out this 4-minute super trailer for Mob Wives season 2 featuring America’s favorite mafiettes Drita D’Avanzano, Carla Facciolo, Karen Gravano, and Renee Graziano with the addition of Ramona Rizzo, Angela “Big Ang” Raiola, and Renee’s ex Hector AKA Junior Pagan (who was recently revealed to be an FBI informant who was wearing a wire while talking to Renee’s dad, leading to his arrest!) It’s hard to compete with Mob Wives drama!