Despite the hardships that some of these women face as a result of their father and/or partner's incarceration, all of them seem to acknowledge and put up with the gangster lifestyle. Women's roles in these communities is complicated and not necessarily positively portrayed.
Catfighting is frequent among the wives. Drita D'Avanzo is known for being physically violent as a child. Karen Gravano fears retaliation thanks to her father's actions. One cast member claims that she doesn't have a problem with her family's criminal activity because it was always directed toward someone else. Discussion of criminal acts, including violent ones.
References are made to being a "ho" and "riding" and "banging" people. The women discuss staying with and/or divorcing their incarcerated husbands. One woman states that she'll only date people in the (gangster) lifestyle.
Words like "bitch," "hell," and "ass" are audible; curses like "f--k" are bleeped.
The women are shown wearing expensive fur coats and high-end brands like Chanel and Louis Vuitton. Some incarcerated husbands call their wives from jail for food items like Vanilla Coke and Twinkies.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Drinking (wine, champagne, mixed drinks, shots) and cigarette smoking are visible.