Duane “Dog” Chapman is ready to get remarried to his new love subsequent week however his two daughters received’t bear witness to the exchanging of nuptials as they apparently weren’t invited to the ceremony.
Cicily Chapman – who’s Duane’s step-daughter with late spouse, Beth Chapman – advised TMZ on Monday that she believes the rationale why she and her sister weren’t invited to see the exchanging of nuptials on Sept. 2 is the concept that she and Bonnie Chapman, Duane’s organic daughter with Beth, bear an excessive amount of resemblance to Beth. Beth died of throat most cancers in 2019.
“My solely guess or concept can be that he’s simply not likely on the identical path as me and my sister,” Cicily advised TMZ. “What I’m seeing personally is simply my dad is having a tough time coping with the truth that possibly he’s not going to have the ability to exchange my mother and that me and Bonnie deliver rather a lot out from my mother and he sees our mother in us.”
“I really feel like that scares him,” she continued. “Sure, he can transfer on. Sure, he can get married once more – that’s not the issue. I simply suppose he’s too scared that we remind him an excessive amount of of my mom.”
Whereas Duane and Beth’s organic son, Garry, was actually invited to the ceremony, the daughters preserve they haven’t any adverse emotions in the direction of their dad’s new bride-to-be, Francie Frane, and declare that they’ve at all times been cordial and OK with their relationship.
“She’s an awesome woman and he or she’s by no means performed something to us,” Cicily defined. “In order that’s why I really feel that that is extra of a private factor with my dad in the direction of us women as a result of we do resemble my mother rather a lot and I really feel that particularly with the place our path goes – Bonnie is doing protests and he or she’s getting on the market and he or she’s being an activist and my mother truly thrilled off that stuff – and for those who knew Beth, you knew that she was like that.”
Cicily even mentioned she’s planning to provide a documentary sequence about her mom’s life as a way to “keep in mind my mother and I simply need her to be honored in one of the simplest ways that I can.”
“If my dad has an issue with that then that’s on him, she continued,” whereas Bonnie additionally maintained that she believes Beth “would have needed [them] there.”
“We’re household,” she mentioned. “We’re his flesh and blood and we ought to be there for a union, I imply she is out step-mother.”
The reality television star, 68, was most lately married to his spouse Beth from 2006 to her death in 2019 after battling cancer. Since her passing, Chapman has began a relationship with Frane. He popped the query lower than a yr after Beth’s loss of life.
Reps for Duane Chapman didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.
Fox Information’ Nate Day contributed to this report