AceShowbiz - Duane Chapman's daughter has set the record straight. Amid some heinous rumors claiming that her father died by suicide, Bonnie recently took to her Instagram account to address them once and for all.
On Thursday night, November 28, she shared a video on Instagram Stories to let everyone know that there were no truth in the reports. "Hey there, just wanted to make it clear: my dad did not die to suicide, he's taking a nap right now," she said.
Bonnie then went on saying, "He's completely fine. Unless you hear something from me or my family, then it is false."
She also said that she found it "kind of ridiculous" that she even had to personally address several reports that had been surfacing online. "But I guess this is our lives now," she came to a conclusion. "Anyways, yes my dad is living and breathing, he's very much alive."
Additionally, Bonnie shared that they "had a great Thanksgiving dinner and he's perfectly fine so yeah just wanted to come on here and say that." Duane himself shut down the rumors by posting a few Thanksgiving posts on his own Instagram account which was enough hint at his overall well-being.
Duane a.k.a. Dog the Bounty Hunter seemed to be struggling to cope with wife Beth Chapman's death back in June. He previously revealed during season 1 finale of "Dog's Most Wanted" that he had suicidal thoughts after her death.
"I'm so glad I had her the little time that I did," he said. "I'm only been alone as I showered and I had to run out of there without a towel, because I can't be alone right now. That's when I start thinking about things. And I start to take a nap, and I reached over to touch something and it was the freakin' dog."
"I don't realize that. I just hope I don't live very much longer without her, because now she made the first step, she's through the gate. She's paved the way for me," he continued. "I want to take a goddamn pain pill so bad. I feel like if I did something to myself right now, and passed away, suicidal, I'd go up to heaven and be like, 'Hi honey,' and would go, 'you dumba** why did you do that?' or would she go, 'wow, you're here.' "