Big Ang From Mob Wives Hospitalized for Throat Tumor, Made Public Appearance Just 2 Days Ago

E! News has learned that Mob Wives star Big Ang has been hospitalized to treat a throat tumor. The 54-year-old popular, raspy-voiced VH1 reality star, whose real name is Angela Raiola, has not talked about her ailment and appeared to be in good spirits at two celebrity events that took place over the past two weeks, as recently as Tuesday. he was taken to the hospital earlier this week after experiencing pain in her neck and plans to undergo surgery to a tumor in her throat. It is unclear if Big Ang's tumor is cancerous. She has been a smoker for many years. The reality star's hospitalization was first reported by TMZ, which said her tumor was the size of a lemon.