AllAboutTRH had an exclusive interview with one of our favorite Mob Wives, Drita Davanzo. Drita’s always been my favorite because she is simply a bad ass with a good heart. I asked her all the questions we’ve all been dying to know including where her friendship with Renee stands, what she thinks about Ramona and if she felt set up at Renee’s party! Drita doesn’t hold back and give’s us honest answers on how she really feels in this must read interview!
AllAboutTRH: Are the rumors we here coming from other bloggers about you possibly leaving the show true?
Drita Davanzo: There is so many times I have thought of throwing in the towel because its hard to deal with liars and hater’s. BUT my fans are amazing and I truly love them and because of them I would never quit (quitting is a sign of weakness)! I would feel I am letting them down and that’s something I would never do. When I am feeling down n out..all I have to do is go on my Fanpage or Twitter and remember that Drita’s Mob Rolls Deep [smiles] My fans have my back… so Im not going anywhere because of them.
If the show is picked up for a 3rd season will you do it?
Im not sure. I quess I have to see how season 2 plays out.
Do you feel you were set up at Renee’s party on the balcony? It seems alot of your fans feel u were
If you see my face I had the EXACT same feeling. I was so upset because I always go with my gut feeling and my feeling was NOT GOOD. I really was alone (Big Ang was there but she doesn’t really know those girls) but that’s my own fault and I should not have went in the first place but because I have not seen Renee I had to go to show support. My intentions were good and wanted to squash this exhausting fight with Karen but again Karen and her friends intentions seemed to be in a different direction. And Karen told Big Ang that she wanted to talk to me but you don’t see that part. I do not trust Karen or Ramona whatsoever.
Did you know Ramona Rizzo before she joined the cast?
Ramona and the other girls on the show are older then me so growing up I ran in a different circle. I knew her sister and we had a mutual friend but I never knew her. She moved to another country and had a family. When she returned to SI she got in contact with my close friend Jennifer and so I hung out with her for a couple of weeks. Going out to clubs etc. Ramona had no contact with Karen or Jen for so many years so I felt her intention was to weasel her way on the show and that is not real to me. You never call anyone and visit them but now they are on tv and you are related…best friends…blah blah. That’s bullshit. She is an opportunist in my eyes. Bother’s me that she walks around with her nose in the air like she is better than everybody else and never has anything nice to say about anyone.
Do you think if Ramona had not joined Mobwives you and Karen could have some what repaired your relationship? I ask this because it seemed last season with the fight that happened at Renee’s it really upset you to see Karen hurting..
I don’t like to see anyone hurting. So yes it definitely upset me because I was surprised to see it bothering her so much when I never ever thought it would. I hung out with her for about 2 years and she was doing her thing and seemed to be over him long time ago. So yes this was a surprise. She was pregnant and living with someone when I got with Lee and had not seen or spoke to her in forever so her being hurt was confusing to me. Especially since Karen had hooked up with her friends ex boyfriend also (so her saying she doesn’t roll like that is another annoying lie.) I think we could have some what repaired our relationship if Ramona was not involved. I don’t think we would be friends like in the past but at least cool with each other. Ramona DID NOT help this situation. If you see she says stop being nice and then at the bar says I thought we were not going to do this here. That raises a question. What is it that they were not going to do?? I don’t even know why she said we when it was about Karen and I. Not her. She is not in my life just very involved in it.
So is your divorce from Lee Final yet?
No, it takes a long time for a divorce to be final but everything is done with paperwork.
Have you ever got a straight answer from Lee as to when he will be Released?
Well the reason its confusing is because he has to do federal time on top of State time. So right now it looks like another 18 mths or so.
How is your relationship with Renee at this time?
Cool..as Renee puts it we are like a Divorced couple. [laughs] I never have a problem with her but seems her friends Karen and Ramona do not like us getting along so it causes conflict.
Do you feel it was unfair to have cast Ramona being that she is so close with Karen?
100 percent. I actually didn’t even want to come on second season if she was coming on because I thought they should have brought an outsider in and been fair to everyone but Karen needs her so whatever. Ramona coming on only shows that I was right about her wanting to be on the show and saw her game plan a mile away.
Did you know big Ang before she was cast?
Yes Renee and I know her for a long time. I had tons of fights in her bar and if it wasn’t for her I would have got in trouble plenty of times. I owe her and love her. She has a great heart and has no bad intention and keeps it real. I’m just glad they have someone being themselves and real and not make believing there someone there not.
What kind of relationship do you have with Big Ang?
From what I have seen she seems like she a real funny person & kind of a piece maker. Yes!! She is funny and wants peace. She def doesn’t see the reason for anyone fighting over such bullshit from 1992. She just wants to have a good time and laugh like me. I have the best time with her….I crack up laughing the whole time.
Any regrets about doing reality tv?
I have regret fighting on tv. When I was younger I was a tomboy growing up and very much into sports. Stayed with the boys and lived in projects for 13 years where we fought a lot and didn’t hang out in the best area’s. But now I am a grown woman with children and its embarrassing to me to still fight someone over nonsense. At this point in my life I want to put that behind me and set an example for my girls. Bottom line is I fought because that’s who I was..there was no camera’s and I wasn’t trying to prove anything. It was just me. I am on a mission to change for my daughter’s and mad at myself for fighting on camera. But as you see as nice as I try to be the other girls don’t allow me to be that way. Its kind of like Im fighting myself. I will one day learn how to walk away. I hope.
Are you considering doing professional boxing?
I think I might try it out. I always wanted too. Its a great stress relief and great exercise. Tune in…and you will see:)
Whats next for you?
I have a ton of things going on…I did some acting in a short film and really enjoyed it. My cosmetic line Just Me Cosmetics will be launching soon,workout DVD,evil eye jewelry and t shirts with my sayings on it for my fans. I’m so excited about everything going on and I feel so lucky to have this opportunity! Sky’s the limit. And Im going to take all the bricks the hater’s are throwing at me and BUILD AN EMPIRE WITH THEM. For my daughter’s [smiles]
Tell us something about Drita that would surprise your fans?
Im actually always smiling and laughing. I’m friendly with everyone. I live my life treating people the way I like to be treated. Just don’t cross a line with me. Most of my fights growing up where always for protecting the underdog or a friend. I rarely ever have issues with anyone. I easily get over things. I have a big heart and am actually very sensitive for those I care about. I have friends for 25 years I never had an argument with. I am an easy person to get along with. I will give you the shirt off my back if you need it and will die for you if I love you. My real friends are not on the show so you don’t see me like that. This show is a bunch of women that all know each other and trying to build a friendship. I get along great with Carla because she is laid back and hates drama.
Why do you feel the other Bloggers are so hard on and negative towards you? There is actually one Blogger that always writes negative things about me and LIES a lot. I did some research because it seemed fishy that this blogger was praising Karen and ripping me apart. Then I found out from a little birdie that she knows her. I was not surprised but I wish no one would ever read that blog. Its such bullshit and they are massive hater’s. They were writing awful things even about Lee. They don’t even know him. They said they have sources…[laughs]. The people Lee grew up with would def not call a blog and talk about him. I found out there sources are Ramona and Karen. Its just pure lies coming from massive liars. When you see a blog that writes things one sided then you know its bullshit. That’s why I’m so glad you have a Mob Wives blog. You do not know any of us so its fair game. Thank you.!!!! And you really do write the truth and your opinion.
Thanks Drita for the compliment regarding AllAboutTRH. Thoughts on the interview? Drita makes a good point when she spoke about other bloggers having “sources.” Can you imagine these people calling a blog and telling them stories over the phone? LOL. Probably not! Hopefully Renee and Drita can maintain their friendship!
It seems like Mob Wives will be very interesting this season..