There’s nothing like flowers to say “stay strong” in a battle with cancer.
Perhaps that’s why Beth Chapman, the effervescent wife of Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman, was so overjoyed by a colorful bouquet she received from her colleagues on her new reality show, “Dog’s Most Wanted”.READ MORE
“I’m grateful for each and ever person who is out here you know the struggle. These were unexpected and very appreciated,” Chapman added, making a gentle reference to her cancer journey. “Loving the way I started my day.”
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So I came in the kitchen this afternoon to have our cast and crew lunch before we start shooting today and they brought me these most beautiful flowers ! I’m grateful for each and ever person who is out here you know the struggle. These were unexpected and very appreciated . Loving the way I started my day #dogcrew #wgn #wgna #dogsmostwantedwgna #dogpound #boysdidthis
Beth’s many fans sang her praises and wished her well in the comments section beneath the Internet post.
“a red rose for a beautiful strong lady,” one user wrote.
“whenever I see you in pics i have tears you r an amazing woman and you have an amazing family get well Beth,” wrote another.
The loving gift of flowers come only days after Beth, who’s fighting stage four lung cancer, was the victim of a cruel online hoax when vile trolls spread fake news that she’d succumbed to her disease.
A disturbing social media post showed Beth on her deathbed as Dog grieved.
RIP Beth Chapman.. ???? https://t.co/1f1nd3YW4b
— Abbie Grubb (@Browneyedlady69) April 22, 2019
Always looking on the bright side, Beth would cheekily retort via Facebook that “the rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated”, and she followed up the classic quip with four emojis of a smiley faces laughing themselves to tears.
Dog, however, was not quite as amused, posting on Instagram shortly after the fake news report a meme that said: “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” The meme incorrectly attributed the quote to Winston Churchill, the legendary British prime minister.
Beth was initially diagnosed with throat cancer in 2017. She had surgery, and was declared cancer free. But in 2018, Beth learned that her cancer had spread to the lungs and had moved to stage four, after she was rushed to the hospital for difficulty with her breathing.
Since her cancer diagnosis, Beth and Dog have stayed committed to each other and to the bounty hunting life. Dog has routinely voiced his strong support and love for Beth on social media, at one point even declaring Beth “property of Dog”.
“Dog’s Most Wanted”, now being actively shot, will see Beth and Dog tracking down suspects from the most wanted lists of organizations such as the FBI and the U.S. Marshals. The series will air on WGN.
“America has been captivated by Duane, Chapman and their dramatic true-crime experiences for over a decade,” WGN announced. “In this brand new series, millions of the couple’s fans will join them on bigger hunts, pursuing more dangerous criminals, with a supporting cast of tough as nails crime fighters.
On Mother’s Day, Beth will make a much anticipated appearance at a Bradenton, Florida church to speak about “hope, faith and a mother’s place of honor.” Dog is expected to be there to cheer her on.