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Former ‘RHONJ’ Star Johnny ‘The Greek’ Karagiorgis Dead

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Johnny "The Greek" Karagiorgis RHONJ

On Saturday, former Real Housewives Of New Jersey star, Johnny ‘The Greek’ Karagiorgis died.

ET has confirmed that Karagiorgis died of a sudden heart attack over the weekend.

Karagiorgis and his wife, Penny Drossos-Karagiorgis, owned a hair salon in New Jersey, which featured on the Bravo reality TV show.

Dave Paladino, Johnny‘s friend, shared his condolences on Instagram, “Devastating!! Lost a good friend tonight! Johny The Greek @johnnythegrk rest well my friend #RIP #friend.” His post captioned.

Anthony Lombardi, star of Jerseylicious, also shared his condolences via social media, “RIP to a good friend and a great man Johnny the Greek,” he wrote on Facebook.

Karagiorgis is most famous for a 2013 brawl that occurred at the opening of RHONJ cast member Kim D’s Posche boutique during a finale filming. The fight involved Joe Gorga and other RHONJ cast members, resulting in Karagiorgis filing a lawsuit which was settled earlier this year. 

Sending condolences to Penny and Karagiorgis family at this time. 


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