Busted! Drita D’Avanzo Caught Lying & Begging VH1 Producers Not To Rehire Karen Gravano In Fear Of Her Life [VIDEO]

Posted on Mar 20 2016 - 5:10pm by BeachSpin

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Mob Wives is a wrap, ending in a blaze of dramatic glory, with one last walk down memory lane, accompanied by a final screaming cursing match.

Drita D’Avanzo and Karen Gravano were once friends, but exited the show as hardcore enemies. Karen is fiercely protective of her father, the currently imprisoned Sammy “The Bull” Gravano. A reunion rehash of Season 5, exposed Drita using Karen’s father as a means to a manipulative end. Drita crossed a cocky line, when she tried to use Karen’s father’s dark reputation, to get his daughter booted off the show.

Karen made a surprise return to the Mob Wives at the beginning of the Season 5. In the clip below from the from season 5, episode 1, Drita FAKED a grin and a hug, pretending in Karen‘s face to be happy about her return.

Then like a scaredy RAT, Drita waits until Karen‘s out of earshot to run to producers behind the scenes to diss Karen’s return to the show. Before the video evidence (unseen footage) below emerged, Drita remarked at the season 6 reunion, “I never talk about her [Karen’s] father.” However in the video, she’s heard saying, “VH1 and them are stupid to be involved with her [Karen] father.” 

VH1 cuts off the dialogue there, and picks up with Drita complaining about Karen and the others “bringing in men,” and making the show “so personal.” Drita threatens to quit — implying that if the producers didn’t reverse the Karen return, she would walk. VH1 cut the most inflammatory part of Drita’s argument, when she cited Sammy the Bull as a threat, and a convincing reason to get rid of Gravano.

“You think I want to get my f**king family harmed, for a show? No thank you. Her father is going to come out of jail, not having anything, and want to fu**king kill people? No thank you. I won’t be on this show anymore, after today. F**k this sh*t — I quit.” In the clip below, Drita is caught red-handed.

Fans know that Karen once dated Drita’s husband Lee, and that her father was once grooming him, for a future with the mob. Lee fell flat, but scored a careening lunatic wife in Drita, as a consolation prize. 

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Drita D’Avanzo is busted — as a fake, a liar, and a self-serving manipulator. Mob Wives is over, but Drita continues her trashy reality, as evidenced by her February attack on Mary Bratti. Drita viciously attacked Bratti, cheered on by her husband, over a parking space disagreement. Different season — but the same old Drita D’Avanzo. Watch video footage of the attack here.

 

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  • donna

    That’s not true! I know this is not a Drita friendly site, but really?

    • Darris

      Not to mention the fact during the reunion Drita tweeted she thought they were speaking currently about the last season…not something a year/years old.

      • Dave

        Get your head out of Drita’s ass. She used that as an excuse because she’s caught looking like a punk. The video clearly shows her hugging Karen then then telling producers she’s scared for her life.

        • Darris

          I’m not one of your tacky trailer trash friends or family members that I’m assuming you have considering the content of your first sentence to me. Take that mess elsewhere

          • Dave

            I see you’re just like Drita. You talk shit and back peddle when you have no reasonable argument.

          • Darris

            Okay girl. ✌️

    • Dave

      What’s not true? The proof is in your face and you’re denying the video proof. You may be a Drita fan but don’t make yourself look stupid for a D-List reality star.

    • RHONJ Fan

      I’m so confused by your comment. Drita’s busted. She’s not the pit bull she pretends to be.

  • T’s Martini Lounge

    At this point, who cares? The show is over, let’s all move on.

    • GeorgiaTr

      Drita has not moved on, she has done several interviews on her side of the story. Everyone else should be able to reply and give their side of it.

  • Dave

    Beach, I appreciate you exposing the fugazi Drita. She’s mad because she’s not Italian.

    • Trippinhhard

      That’s a true statement and she took back that cheating husband, after all that bad ass talking about him..

      • equinox2009

        And she has to know that he can’t be faithful-tough fat guy! We are going to hear Dritas in jail for murder-mark my words. Why she is holding on to him for her life, I don’t get. He’s just another thug

        • Trippinhhard

          They are both thugs and need a good ass kicking, he eggs her on…

      • GeorgiaTr

        Her husband is no good. Did you see him on the video fight over the parking spot? He was spitting, grabbing his balls over a spot that was not his parking spot. Drita got arrested for that ugly assed dick.

        • Lee is trash just like his loser wannabe wife.

        • equinox2009

          The piece of crap thug got his wife involved and arrested because he thought he was entitled to a parking space that was not his! That video just let the entire world who they are!

        • Trippinhhard

          IKR He was egging her on to beat that woman up.. Someone is going to open a can of whip ass on her.. They both should have been arrested..ugh

  • Trippinhhard

    Um thanks for the truth about Drita, she’s mouth all mighty. Drita and her cheating husband deserve each other.. They are two pit bulls together.. LMAO

  • Norrth

    Karen just nails her every time! #GreenScreenGangster. Someone on twitter pointed out that the two women with the strongest mob ties, Karen and Renee, don’t pop off every chance they get because they know you can end it popping off to the wrong person. Drita keeps putting on a show for people with the tough girl act.

    • GeorgiaTr

      For sure, Karen and Renee knows the business.

      • equinox2009

        Karen, Renee, and Carla have totally gone on their way God bless family!

  • Birdie

    Drita is a trashy thug wannabe–this video aligns perfectly with her sleazy character.

    • Norrth

      I think we knew something was up when Drita ran as Carla came back. LoveM spilled it all, about Drita setting Carla up. The VH1 footage showed Drita doing exactly what Love said she would do.

      • RealitytvJunkie

        I noticed Drita never said one bad word about Love, although Love was the one that outed Drita as a bad friend to the girls. That showed me how fake Drita is.

        • Norrth

          So true. She goes after everyone else she thinks is weaker. Love is certified. Drita has nothing to say.

  • RealitytvJunkie

    Thank you Beach Spin! The video footage says it all. Drita hugs Karen then goes behind her back (like a coward) and tries to get her fired. She clearly says in the video that Karen’s dad is going to kill her and her family. I thought Drita was a self-proclaimed killer, who beats everyone up. She acts like a man and one day she’ll get knocked out like one. We see the real “scaredy rat” Drita lol.

  • Excellent blog, Beach Spin. You nail it every time. I’ve always known Drita is a phony baloney, who ONLY pops off on certain people. She picks on people she feels she can bully, never someone her own size. Somebody will give her swift roundhouse kick one day or more serious will happen to her if she doesn’t stop this tough guy act.

    • fred

      what the hell is a roundhouse kick?

      • Wimbledonwoman

        Sounds painful ….

      • Anoymouswillgetyou

        Applying all your force & your body rotates into a 180 or full 360 you are using all of your weight as you turn to kick. If you ever have seen a Bruce Lee demonstration of him fighting,,you will see how he uses his body & even his breathing, & the yelling to apply power to the kick as he spins & delivers it.

        • CNN

          That’s exactly what Drita needs to knock the testosterone-filled rage out of her.

      • UndergroundExpress

        A Chuck Norris thing

      • Youtube a Bruce Lee kick. LMAO!

    • Wimbledonwoman

      I completely agree. Also I do find the whole ‘tough’ routine very tiresome. I think they’ve all watched too many scorcese films .

  • BriannaG

    It was obvious at the final sit down that all MWs (including Big Ang) were done with Drita.
    Drita had issue with everyone, and she was proven to be a liar in every situation by unseen footage.

    I don’t like Karen, but she was absolutely right about Drita.

    And there was nothing left to “repair”.

    • KKLS30

      The others yes.Big Ang no. Drita remained close to her and is still close to the family.Closer than any of the other “wives” it seems.
      I think they rightly didn’t want Ang involved in some rage filled scene and they obviously wanted to catch Drita in full rage mode for the most bang hence putting her in a room and having her listen in on what was being said.

      • Wimbledonwoman

        Oh that’s interesting . I haven’t seen it yet will hopefully catch up later this week

  • tapestry10

    Sammy “The Bull” Gravano admitted that he killed 19 people. If you aren’t worried about him posing a danger to your family, who are you going to worry about? I would be just as worried as Drita.

    • CNN

      You seem to have missed the entire point of this blog or you don’t watch the show to see the irony.

      • tapestry10

        I guess I’m not as smart as you, CNN.

        • CNN

          Why would Drita be afraid of anything when she runs around threatening to fight everybody? In the final episode Drita denied she said those things about Karen’s dad. The point of the blog is call her out as a hypocrite.

          • jane

            That may be the point of the blog but Sammy “The Bull” Gravano is definitely someone to fear and tapestry10 has a point. While Karen is shown to be right, she is also a hot head; not as hot as Drita but a hot head in her own right. Drita is all talk and no action for the most part and she can be threatening, but she can also feel threatened by Gravano. Anyone with half a brain would be. I wouldn’t put it past Karen to go to her father. He may be incarcerated and he may have been a snitch and a rat, but he still has “connections”. No doubt about that.

          • CNN

            I agree and you make valid points. However, Drita portrays herself to be tougher than Sammy The Bull (on the show) and a person that fears NO ONE on camera. But the video shows who Drita truly is. Everything about Sammy aside, I really can’t stand a bully like Drita and a fake gangsta. She needs to shut her mouth. The irony is Sammy never ran the streets acting like Drita did. He committed multiple murders pretty quietly. Not supporting what he did but my point is real killers are silent.

          • GeorgiaTr

            I dont think Karen would have to go to her father, he was probally watching the show.

          • equinox2009

            I think Karen WOULD NOT go to her father. She knows the people who will be in her life. I believe she will continue to be a mother of a beautiful daughter and continue to better life. I believe Drita should also continue on her path Both will go to separate ways. God bless them all who will be family

          • GeorgiaTr

            I agree, Drita thinks she is so bad. Nobody forced her to talk badly about Sammy and his family.

          • September24

            Sammy the serial killer doesn’t fight. He just points a gun at your head and shoots you dead point blank.

          • If that’s the case, WHY on earth would Drita threaten to kill Karen if she’s really not about that life? SMDH.

          • Chris Gonz

            You’re stupid. Sammy hasn’t had shit to do with a hit since before Gotti was a free man.

          • tapestry10

            When I need you to explain blogs to me, I’ll let you know.

    • GeorgiaTr

      Correct, she agreed to appear on a show called Mob Wives, and because she knew that this man was the real thing, she should have shut her mouth. Drita is the one that wanted to say she was a gangster, she should have known better then to run off her mouth about Sammy and his family. Now she’s scared.

      • SMDRN66

        No, she didn’t agree to be on a show called Mob Wives. It was going to be called something else. It wasn’t until after filming that they all were told it was being called Mob Wives. And none of them were happy about it. Renee and Jen’s father didn’t even speak to them for a whole year. It was supposed to focus on the turmoil and fall out the families go through.

        • GeorgiaTr

          She knew that family members of the mob would be on the show. Even if she didn’t know what the title of the show was, she knew who they were and she chose to run off her mouth about people’s familes that she knew were the real thing. Nobody forced her to say those things about Sammy Gravano.

        • Chris Gonz

          The name of the show Mob Wives.. Mob Lives.. the Mob is what got the audience… Drita knew that walking in and walking out.

      • tapestry10

        If she should have and she didn’t, she made a mistake. I’ve made plenty of mistakes and bad decisions, but none of them have consequences this terrifying. I hope she finds peace and happiness. I hope all of them do.

        • Chris Gonz

          That was a big LIE on Drita’s part. She was NOT scared. She was trying to get Karen OFF the show.

          Sammy is old and probably is done doing time for stupid shit. He’s got a good set of kids that are doing well and people want to hear the TRUTHS about the Mob’s past.

          Sammy is too smart and so is the family to ever deal with a dick neck and her husband begging for a blow job in the streets.

    • Chris Gonz

      Don’t you think if anyone wanted Drita’s fake ass dead, she’d be dead by now?? Good lawd, you take a show to a whole new level.

      Drita LIED about not trying to keep Karen off the show.
      Drita LIED about not bringing up family.
      Drita LIED about Karen spreading rumors about Lee.

      The show is OVER. Why TF would anyone put their freedom on the line for Drita or Lee?? Drita was talking shit AGAIN!!

  • RHONJ Fan

    Drita was a drama queen who couldn’t get over her husbands past. Whenever she was called out, she wanted to fight. She will never have friends because she doesn’t know how to be one. Big Ang was the realist of them all.

    • GeorgiaTr

      Drita was lucky Big Ang put up with her for as long as she did. When Big Ang found out her cancer had come back, Drita was no friend. It was Drita’s time to listen to Ang, and she didn’t.

      • Chris Gonz

        The worst scene ever was watching poor Ang put up with Drita’s drama when she was so sick. Drita channeled all that attention BACK on herself instead of letting the audience hear from Ang.
        I pity Drita.

        • So true! I’m glad others saw that too.

  • MarcoPolo

    Drita said Karen is dead…dead….DEAD!!!! I guess she wasn’t worried about Karen’s dad busting out and killing HER for that.

    • jane

      Drita is a hothead and was dumber than bricks to say something like that. No question there should be a fear of retaliation. Dumb. . . dumb. . . .DUMB!!!!

    • GeorgiaTr

      Drita tried to make it look like she was so tough, when she was shitting her pants at the thought of Sammy G’s release.

  • Babson_Chick

    I got so tired of Drita and her “bad self” IMO her tough acting rough mouthing act got so old. Bye now!! As for Karen, hope she finds a good boyfriend which might help her attitude.

  • September24

    Team Drita! Drita called out Sammy for the serial killer he truly is.

    • GeorgiaTr

      She also shit her pants on inforrmation that America knows about Sammy G. Drita wanted to act like she was so tough and now look at her in her toughness, afraid.

      • Bingo!!!!

      • Chris Gonz

        Drita is NOT afraid of Sammy. IF that were true, she’d own up to trying to keep Karen off the show… which BTW she was UN successful at!!

        Sammy don’t need to deal with those duds Lee or Drita. They’ll bury themselves if not each other; they’re fools and outside of Mob Wives are nothing but a menace to the public.

        Sammy, I’m sure has plans and they don’t include the likes of Drita or Lee. The Lee bond was cut, like Drita says, 20+ years ago.
        The Gravanos have a future in Art, Writing and SHARING the Mob past with the public.
        Drita’s gonna end up on another reality show fighting until her nose gets broken. It wasn’t enough that huge black eye she got… she’s gonna go green screen gangsta all the way!!

        • Gingertee

          I agree with all that you said except Drita not being afraid, She is afraid of Sammy because both she and Lee have run their mouth too much. Sammy will not be wasting his time on the likes of those two guppies. They would like to think they matter but they don’t.

    • Chris Gonz

      Drita didn’t have a problem working with Karen Seasons 1, 2 & 3 though. Drita knew about Sammy then and started the show with Karen.

      Drita has been self serving throughout all the seasons, even with Nat G.

      • September24

        Yes, Drita did have a problem with Karen in prior seasons. And Drita fights her own battles. But not Karen! She always has to have backup like Ramona or her father the serial killer.

        • Chris Gonz

          You’re insane. Drita is too damn old to be fist fighting. She isn’t even tough going behind the scenes to TRY and KEEP Karen off the set.

          Makes it more believable that Drita DID go behind Ramona and Carla to keep them off the show TOO!! I’d jump on her ass for that too!!
          Drita is so tough she didn’t go to Love for any clarifications and wants a one on one to be able to talk to Carla that isn’t down to fist fight.

          How TF is Sammy back up when he’s LOCKED UP and most times in solitary confinement?? That’s just stupid fear mongering BS!!!

          Drita fought MARY BRATTI and REFUSES to talk about it. How tough is that?? Drita don’t owned any REAL shit and that’s the PROBLEM the OG’s have with your girl.

          Dang!

          The REAL is that SAMMY and Karen, Renee, Carla and JENN are far too talented to be dealing with Drita’s OUTBURST and loss of her senses. She is UNDERHANDED and LIES!!

        • equinox2009

          Totally untrue. Drita is all mouth. She knew better than to engage Karen to a one on one! She’s a mouthy coward, now she’s paying the price-shes scared out of her mouth! Not that I think anything will happen but Drita is a wreck because of her mouth. We’ll see if her “jerk off ” (Dritas favorite saying)husband can protect her family from supposed threats

    • Gingertee

      The whole world knows Sammy is a killer, Drita told nothing. The world just heard Drita’s fear too. I told Drita on her Twitter that she should tell Sammy how she feels about him, he will be a free man next year. She is a fake and a fraud. People think she tough because she makes threats and punches bags, REALLY, bags don’t punch back. I’m still waiting for her to deliver the threats from Season 1. Loud doesn’t make you tough. She settled for her friend’s sloppy seconds. Karen & Lee were together for 7 years. Drita has a picture on her wall that hung over Karen’s old bed. (wack). She sucker punches but won’t fight face up, and people actually think that makes her tough. That is a punk move. She can stop fighting over Lee, no one wants him but her. She claims he is a professional bank burglar (as if he had a degree or something) but he sucks at that because he gets caught every time.

      • Now come on do you seriously believe karen can beat Drita and Drita can beat Karen? if I am honest I rekon t would be a good fight but I don’t see either girl coming away a clear winner….the one thing against karen that Drita as on her side is she’s healthy, karens a well rounded lady and i am not meaning to do her down or shame her i think she’s attractive and always looks nice but Drita is as slim and slender as they come and sh trains to, Karen would be out of breath after throwing 3 punches and last time it only went ok for karen because of Ramona…..and Drita fought them both….

  • Chris Gonz

    Do you know what happened in court on the 9th with the Bratti case???

  • Sara

    Drita’s tough girl act was always a bunch of BS. How bad can you really be when you constantly have to talk about how tough you are and how many people you beat up? And she never beat anyone’s ass on Mobwives. In fact she got a black eye from Karen in season 2 after Drita threw the first punch at Karen and Ramona. Then she cried in the van that she was set up. She threw the first punch at Karen and Ramona, got a black eye, and then cried she got set up. Complete phony

  • Tam

    #TEAMDRITA 💋

  • who ever rote this sounds really jealous of Drita…..she’s the best on the show in my book the best mob wife by a country mile in my book and everyone i know loves her…

    • Perry Haralambidis

      rofl u seeing what you type gtfo u fkin trash pail

  • Luvlii Jenni

    she wasnt begging.

  • alex

    wow why all the drita hate. yes, shes nuts but why not try to get karen off the show. karen is nuttier & her father is a dangerous creepy criminal & karen is up his a**. i wouldnt want to be anywhere near karen or her associates. & lets keep it real, she was no where near begging. she stated what she was going to do, actually, very blase’. i like catching the show because these people are a world away from mine, but i never want to meet them in mine either.