Beth Chapman Shares First Post-Chemotherapy Selfie, Declares: Cancer Sucks!
Beth Chapman has shared an update on her health with fans.
And we really wish it were a more positive one.
On Tuesday, the Dog the Bounty Hunter star and wife to husband Duane “Dog” Chapman shared a smiling selfie on Instagram, including with this snapshot multiple hashtag messages, including “stay humble” and “pray.”
Specifically, Beth wrote the following:
#dogwgna history in the making #dogsmostwanted #cancersucks #stayhumblepray #itsonlyhair.
This would seem to imply she’s wearing a wig in the image below, as chemotherapy almost always causes one to lose one’s hair.
Beth was first diagnosed with stage II throat cancer in September of 2017.
Two months later, she and her famous husband apprised fans of her status, saying the tumor had been totally removed.
Tragically, however, the cancer returned the following year, as Beth rushed to the hospital in Los Angeles on November 26 for an emergency surgery to clear a throat blockage that was obstructing her airways.
Talking last year about Beth’s initial diagnosis, Dog told Us Weekly how he reacted to the awful news.
“I’ve been with her since she was 19, she’s almost 100,” Chapman said/joked, adding:
“Every picture I see of us together, I remember where it was. It just makes all those moments that you shared love a lot more real when that could be what you’re left with: just the moments.
“It was hard as sh-t.”
Beth, meanwhile, spoke to Radar Online after her surgery and blew us away with her attitude.
“I’ve stared down the devil more than once in my life but I’ve never faced a real life or death decision,” she told the outlet.
“My life has never been easy, and I surely don’t expect it to start now. Still, I’ve never been a victim and I won’t let cancer beat me.”
The Chapmans got married in 2006 after 16 years as a couple.
Their family starred on the A&E reality series for eight seasons until 2012.
Back in November of 2017, A&E also aired a two-hour special titled Dog and Beth: Fight of Their Lives, whch chronicled Beth’s cancer journey
As of this writing, we don’t know how much time Beth has remaining.
But she plans to make the most of it, both away from the camera and in front of the camera.
Both she and Dog will soon return to television on Dog’s Most Wanted, their new show for WGN America.
The 10-part series will follow the husband-and-wife duo and their team of bounty hunters (“The Dirty Dozen”) as they hunt the FBI, U.S. Marshals, and State’s Most Wanted Fugitives.
We continue to send Beth our best best wishes.