And ‘The Biggest Loser’ is…: Witness at Vernace racketeering trial outs Gambino gangster that appeared on weight-loss reality show


A fatso who appeared on the reality TV diet show “The Biggest Loser” has been outed as a reputed Gambino gangster.

Robert (Big Head) Iovane, 45, appeared in a special edition of the series in 2006 teamed with hefty relatives who owned an Italian restaurant in the Bronx — a brush with fame that didn’t go unnoticed in Mob Land.

Two turncoat witnesses have testified at the racketeering and murder trial of Gambino capo Bartolomeo (Bobby) Vernace that Iovane was a member of Vernace’s crime crew that operated out of a Queens café.



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