Karen Gravano, the daughter of mobster Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano, is one of four stars on the show and has recently landed a book deal for a tell-all about her life in the Mafia.
Karen Gravano, reality television star of VH1's hit show Mob Wives, collaborates with fashion and celebrity photographer Al Rodriguez (www.alrodriguezphotography.com) and Mob Candy Magazine (www.mobcandymag.com) to shoot for Mob Candy's next cover and spread.
The shoot took place this past Friday, September 30 at the Z Hotel in Long Island City, Queens. Behind-the-scenes footage was filmed and is to appear in an episode of the show's second season, which is scheduled to begin airing on VH1 in January 2012.
Karen Gravano, 38, the daughter of mobster Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano, is one of four stars on the show and has recently landed a book deal for a tell-all about her life in the Mafia.
Photographer Al Rodriguez said, "I am very excited to shoot another cover for Mob Candy Magazine. This will be my first cover for the magazine since a previous shoot that featured MTV's Jersey Shore reality star Angelina."
Frank DeMatteo, owner of Mob Candy Magazine, said, "Mob Candy Magazine is delighted to have Karen Gravano, "Sammy the Bull's" daughter, on our next cover. The photos and interview will be interesting. Stay tuned."
About Al Rodriguez Photography
Al Rodriguez Photography provides high caliber professional photography services. Al Rodriguez is a self taught professional celebrity and fashion photographer. Al's focus is edgy fashion, creative beauty and tasteful glamour photography and his work has been published nationally and featured on the covers & in the editorial & fashion spreads of several trendy magazines. Al has shoot celebrity clientele the likes of hip hop artist, Fabolous, singer/actress Adrienne Bailon and Angelina from MTV's Jersey Shore, among others. Al's work has been featured on Maxim.com, Askmen.com and PlayBoy's TheSmokingJacket.com. Al's photography has also been featured on VH1's Love and Hip-hop and on the set of HBO's second season of How to Make it in America. For More information, visit: www.alrodriguezphotography.com.
About Mob Candy Magazine
Mob Candy is an American magazine purportedly celebrating the Mafia lifestyle, including mafia "news," politics, cocktails, cars, cigars, men's fashions, women, and issues affecting the Italian American community (primarily in the context of law-enforcement). The magazine is subtitled "The Underworld Magazine of Mafia Politics, Pleasures and Power". Its target demographic is a male aged 18 to 35 years. For more information, visit: www.mobcandymag.com or www.mafialifeblog.com