Update: Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman said on June 25 that a number of reports about his wife, Beth Chapman, are “fake news.”
He wrote on Twitter, without elaborating on which ones, that 90 percent “of what you’re hearing is fake news.”
“I don’t mean to be nasty but some are filling in the blanks,” he wrote, adding that his family “will be releasing an accurate update soon. Please keep prayers coming!”
“Dog the Bounty Hunter” star Beth Chapman reportedly isn’t expected to recover after she was placed in a medically induced coma several days ago.
TMZ reported that her family is preparing for the worst. It cited sources close to the Chapman family for its news report on June 25.
The report said her mother has flown to Honolulu, Hawaii, to be by her side. Her children and grandchildren are also going to her bedside.
𝙐𝙋𝘿𝘼𝙏𝙀: Beth Chapman Not Expected to Recover According to Family Sources https://t.co/Te4a2OrQNX
— TMZ (@TMZ) June 25, 2019
According to the report, the sources said that not much can be done for the reality TV star. The family is making medical decisions with the help of doctors.
Chapman was previously diagnosed with lung cancer, and over the weekend, she was experiencing difficulty breathing and was choking. Then, she was taken to the hospital and was placed in a medically induced coma.
You all know how she is about HER NAILS !! pic.twitter.com/w8iWMYrWZd
— Duane Dog Chapman (@DogBountyHunter) June 25, 2019
Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman wrote on Twitter: “Please say your prayers for Beth right now thank you love you.”
Later, he wrote, “You all know how she is about HER NAILS !!”
Please say your prayers for Beth right now thank you love you
— Duane Dog Chapman (@DogBountyHunter) June 23, 2019
Duane told Us Weekly in December that she wanted to explore alternative treatment methods and wasn’t always cooperating with her doctors.
“Beth will not take anything the doctors want to give her. Even the doctor told me he doesn’t want her to have seizures if the pain is that bad, but she won’t do it,” he told the news outlet. “She takes over-the-counter pain meds. She will not take anything prescription.”
And in May, she said she wasn’t opting to have chemotherapy.
“Chemotherapy is not my bag, people. Sorry, that’s not for me,” she said to Popculture.com in May. “So for me, this is the ultimate test of faith. This is my ultimate lesson. And it will either be taught to me or to you. And I am fine with taking the hit for everyone else. Because I think I know another guy who did the same thing.”
Previously, the pair have spoken about faith.
“Faith is probably the number one thing in our lives, no matter what we’re faced with. … Through this cancer episode, we had to drum up as much faith as we could. And the Bible talks about having faith as small as a mustard seed. And that’s not much. … And I thank God that we had at least that much faith to get her through that,” Duane said several years ago about her cancer during the first bout.
“When we made a pledge many years ago, I said I’d love her in sickness and in health until death do us part,” he told People magazine of his marriage. “And that truth has really, really come alive in my mind. And I have to stand on that; I gave her an oath that I would love her forever. And thank God it’s not till death do us part at this point.”