Duane Chapman Of 'Dog The Bounty Hunter' Facing Severe Health Problems

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Duane Chapman of reality tv show Dog the Bounty Hunter recently disclosed that he is suffering from his own set of medical problems since the death of his wife.

Written By Avantika Shukla | Mumbai | Updated On:
Duane Chapman

Duane Chapman, famous for his popular reality TV show Dog of the Bounty Hunter recently disclosed to a foreign magazine that he is suffering from his own set of medical problems since the death of his wife. He said that when he appeared on the episode of The Dr.Oz Show, supposed to be telecasted on September 30, that he is suffering from a pulmonary embolism in his heart. He realised about the fatal medical condition where one or more of his arteries are blocked by blood clots. The American-Turkish television personality Mehmet Oz encouraged him to remain stress-free and get proper medical aid. According to reports, the reality TV star was rushed to the hospital in Colorado a few days ago when he complained of chest pain. 

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Fans wishing him a good health

Chapman retweeted many posts that disclose the condition of his health. Ever since he shared the news of his bad health, his followers and fans have been wishing for his speedy recovery. A Twitter user wrote that thankfully the disease was diagnosed in time and that she is wishing him good health. Another user wrote that her prayers for his recovery are there. A third user wrote asking him to take care of himself and that fans cannot afford to lose him as well. Another user reacted by asking that he takes care of his health by visiting the doctors on time and do everything that it needs to remain healthy. She further wrote that he has children and grandchildren who really need him and his wife wants him to stay for them. 

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Death of his wife

The 66-year-old television star appeared on his show along with his wife Beth Smith also known as Beth Chapman. The couple was married for almost 13 years before she passed away in the month of June this year. She was diagnosed with throat cancer that reached stage 2 in the month of September, two years ago. The disease spread into her lungs reaching its stage 4. She was filming for their new show Dog's Most Wanted when her health deteriorated and she was hospitalized. Beth was put into a medically induced coma and passed away on June 26 at the age of 51. Her husband Duane Chapman often posts on social media remembering his wife and their love. 

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(With inputs from agencies)



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