MOB Better halves late star Huge Ang’s sister Linda Torres has died at age 67 from Covid-19.
Her death comes simply 5 years after her famous sibling’s throat cancer death.
Huge Ang’s sister, Janine Detore, told People that Linda passed away on Thursday at Staten Island University Hospital after contracting coronavirus.
Janine stated: “Linda was the life of the party– like my sibling. Extremely fun to be around, not negative, just wanted to have an enjoyable time.
” I get so unfortunate to understand that she’s gone now … I absolutely like Linda. She’s incredible.”
She added that Linda was in the medical facility for 9 weeks: “She was put on a ventilator then they removed the ventilator. She actually was battling, but I think she couldn’t actually battle it. It was too much.”
The outlet likewise revealed that Linda had actually recently gone through surgical treatment just recently following a diagnosis for breast cancer, which her children took her back to the hospital after she developed a fever – which is where she learned she was positive for Covid-19.
TMZ was first to report of Linda’s death.
Linda appeared on the popular VH1 truth series Big Ang, in addition to made cameos on Mob Partners.
Huge Ang – real name Angela Raiola – died in 2016 of issues from cancer at the age of 55.
Big Ang not just documented her life on Mob Other halves, but viewers also got to see her fight with cancer after she revealed she had stage 2 throat cancer.
The reality star, a long time smoker, once told Dr. Oz: “I was smoking for 40 years, I think whoever smokes need to stop, and if they didn’t begin, do not begin.”
At the time she informed the Dr. Oz: “In some cases I feel I’m gon na be great, and often I simply don’t believe I am.”
After her passing, Dr. Oz remembered his interview with the TELEVISION star, and informed ET: “I think the huge tradition she’s leaving us, the huge factor she began the program, was to make certain everybody understood that cigarettes had taken her life.
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” She began young, like so lots of, however like so numerous, by the time she realized she didn’t wish to smoke any longer, it was too late to stop – a minimum of she felt that way.”
He added: “And she joked on the program about how she got the medical diagnosis of throat cancer, and as she walked out of the hospital …
” She took the pack of cigarettes and tossed them in the garbage. And she stopped cold turkey, but it was a little late.”