Bravotv.com: Do you think being Italian helped you with this group of fellow Italians?
Dr. V: Coming from a big, loud, volatile and awesome Italian family, maybe I was able to zero in on certain dynamics that a non-Italian might not be so quick to pick up on. Like when to get under the table because a kitchen knife's about to whiz by. Don't get me wrong, regardless of race, color or creed, EVERYBODY'S family has some crazy in it. It's just that I'm a little more familiar with the Italian Style Crazy.
Bravotv.com: Were you surprised to hear that such a big fight broke out before you even arrived?
Dr. V: That would be like being surprised a lit firecracker exploded.