Duane “Canine” Chapman‘s daughter has so much to say about why she wasn’t invited to his upcoming marriage ceremony to Francie Frane. In a prolonged assertion on social media, Bonnie Chapman accused the previous Canine the Bounty Hunter star of racism, homophobia and infidelity. The 22-year-old mentioned she’s talking out to honor her late mom, Beth Chapman, who died in June 2019.
“If my dad and his new spouse wish to journey to right-wing church buildings attacking homosexual folks and advancing QAnon theories, he can definitely try this, however I’m going to face by the reminiscence and legacy of my mother, Beth Chapman. Her reminiscence, and the values she stood for, are value preventing to advance,” Bonnie writes in a prolonged Fb put up on Tuesday.
Bonnie’s message was prompted by a TMZ report, which claimed she and half sister, Cecily Chapman, weren’t invited to Canine and Frane’s marriage ceremony subsequent week. In keeping with Bonnie, she acquired a textual content from her father’s fiancée saying the women weren’t invited as a result of Bonnie helps the Black Lives Matter motion. Bonnie is seemingly tackling social justice points for streaming platform UnleashedTV’s present The System, by which she alleges Canine was fired by the platform.
“My father was fired by the platform for utilizing racial and homophobic epithets towards my fellow solid members on the present, which is about social justice advocacy and protesting violence and racial bias by police. I’ve expressed time and time once more my ever-growing disappointment in my father’s development into his previous racist methods,” Bonnie writes.
Yahoo Entertainment reached out to Unleashed for remark. In April, it was reported Canine’s unscripted present for the streaming platform, Canine Unleashed, was canceled for unspecified causes leading to a breach of contract. A spokesperson for Canine and Frane denies Bonnie’s claims.
Bonnie additionally accused her father of dishonest on Beth all through their marriage, even when her mother was hospitalized.
“Since my mother died, my dad ran away from the particular person she impressed him to be,” Bonnie claims.
“As a toddler, I used to be at all times silenced by him, threatened with bodily violence, and I’ll not again down. I stand for what I consider in firmly, and I believe my mom deserves the respect. My father has dishonored my mom in numerous methods since her passing,” she continues, accusing Canine of associating with “right-wing” folks.
“I am sorry for many who regarded as much as my father rising up. I am sorry to those that really thought he was man; I assumed so too sooner or later. Rising up, we have now to take the folks we idolize off a pedestal. I consider my father, sooner or later, was making his finest efforts to be man, which is why I’ve publicly ALWAYS defended him,” Bonnie provides. “I adopted my mother’s lead. I adopted the strongest girl I’ve ever recognized. I used to be scared my solely mum or dad would hate me. I used to be fearful of not being invited to household gatherings. Nevertheless, I do know my mother would by no means stand for this, and it’s in honor of her legacy that I converse out. He has embraced previous prejudices and doubled down on racist and homophobic stereotypes.”
Bonnie additionally took purpose at Frane, alleging that her future stepmother contracted COVID-19 in December 2020, however select to nonetheless journey. “She did not appear to care concerning the hundreds of individuals she might have contaminated,” Bonnie says.
“I mentioned earlier than that I actually did not know why I wasn’t invited to my dads marriage ceremony. Whereas I knew he was mad about being fired, he has solely himself in charge. I assumed my dad can be man sufficient to place household first, however it seems that man died with my mom,” Bonnie concludes.
In an announcement issued by means of their rep, Canine and Frane inform Individuals, “Bonnie’s allegations are false and a misguided try to derail our marriage ceremony.” The assertion claims Bonnie and Cecily have been “groomed by disgruntled former associates” of Canine “who need revenge at any value and are trying to tarnish [his] repute.”
“Please pray for Bonnie and Cecily to be launched from no matter maintain these folks have on them. We love them and pray for them on a regular basis. We’re grateful to the remainder of our household for serving to us to set the report straight. Regardless of the disappointment we really feel at this rift in our household, Francie and I are wanting ahead to celebrating our marriage ceremony subsequent week with the remainder of our household and shut buddies,” they add.