Beth Chapman, the tough-as-nails wife and partner of TV’s Dog the Bounty Hunter, had serious cancer surgery this week.
Beth came to fame as one of the stars of A&E’s Dog the Bounty Hunter, alongside her husband Duane “Dog” Chapman. The couple ran Da’Kine Bail Bonds, and the show followed their manhunts through the streets of Hawaii. But Dog and Beth’s relationship was also a big part of the show.
Beth, who met Dog when he bailed her out in her younger days, became a fan favorite for her no-nonsense personality and because of the couple’s very sweet relationship. She always had wise words of support for the criminals she arrested, helping them to get their lives back on track.
But now Beth is the one who needs some support. We shared the news of her heartbreaking diagnosis just a few weeks ago, when she penned a letter to her close friends and family revealing that a “nagging cough” turned out to be a tumor in her throat.
“As most of you know,” she begins, “I’ve spent a lifetime facing tests and challenges I didn’t see coming and certainly never expected…”