Mob daughter shares 'dad side' of top crime boss
Rita Gigante pens memoir
- Duration 3:34
- Date Oct 8, 2012
Rita Gigante pens memoir
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He thinks if she thought she was part of a typical American family -- a Catholic with a father who was too sick to work.
But when she was sixteen.
She learned the troops are -- Vincent the chin.
-- -- was one of the most notorious mob bosses head -- all five organized crime families in new York and now she's telling all in a new book.
That godfathers doctor.
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Things even the youngest of six children five to five children you say that you had no idea what was going until you were sixteen yourself let's find out.
Well somebody who -- -- you know won't -- but.
Somebody that knew the family.
And it was.
It was like.
Finding out was like more relief to me because I I knew something was going on but I didn't know exactly what it was.
So it -- it was more for relief it was like all of a sudden pieces of the puzzle snapped into place to me.
And it was mind boggling but also very big relief.
-- -- Obviously you love your father right absolutely.
How do you reconcile that with the times of affection that you had with him.
It and that he was playing full that he would the singing Elvis and they had wonderful times as a daughter of your father.
With his career as a murder.
How do -- reconcile what 'cause I see him as my dad I didn't see him -- that.
I can you know I can look at the good parts of him that's -- I chose to do a toast to look at the good.
He feigned mental illness movie this is why he was not going to a job right right.
Did he use his children and you in the process of trying to carry on that that lie and can only speak for myself.
I've taken walks with him.
You know in his.
Bathroom and stuff but.
You know we all loved him he was on -- song it was like taken a walk what you dad.
So able when looking at Simpson video an -- when he would walk around Greenwich Village and into in New York City -- it bathrobes or whatever -- was arrested at some point.
In the each hour holding -- an umbrella over him as if he was mentally ill and it is somewhat that was all part of an -- I -- comment on because I don't know that.
-- part so I don't.
How do you need to hate it mean that was real you know I couldn't comment on the part of being in the shower OK but yeah I the other part yes and why -- -- do that.
What did he do what that -- a little to say.
What would be well he he was trying to.
So people and you know -- this is this was analysts to him by.
It really was something he did because.
-- -- he was doing network that one of four pitches.
Now you are a medium and psychic meaning psychic medium and healer so you have conversations with them all the time.
And what does it say.
-- -- and most of the time he comes and he works with me when I'm working with people.
In the very beginning when he came after he passed.
He wanted to.
Tell -- he was sorry.
That he wanted to tell me that you know he he took things a little bit too far then he wanted to -- in this life and he wanted to.
Help me now with others and and the healing process.
So I was grateful for that he really had changed his.
Energy his life at that point -- the cross and just an interesting book -- -- -- you thank you wanna read more about that got father's daughter read it to county thanks so much attention.