Beth Chapman is currently in a medically-induced coma after what’s being called a choking emergency. According to TMZ, Chapman was rushed to the hospital after she started choking. She had been having trouble breathing as a result of her throat cancer, which has been an ongoing ailment.
Beth Chapman is currently in the ICU at the Queen’s Medical Center, located in Honolulu, Hawaii, not too far from her home. According to the report, Beth is in “desperate shape.”
Here’s what you need to know:
Beth’s Husband, Duane ‘Dog’ Chapman, Asked Fans for Prayers
According to an update from TMZ, Beth was at her home in Hawaii when she started choking. Someone called 911 on Saturday morning and she was taken to the hospital, where she was placed in a medically induced coma. Further details about her current condition are unclear. TMZ reports that Beth’s kids are headed to the hospital to be with their mom.
Shortly before the news had been reported, Dog took to social media to ask fans for their prayers. You can see his tweet below.
It has been about 13 hours since that tweet first went out and Dog has been silent since then.
According to Hawaii News Now, Beth’s family released a statement that “humbly [asks] everyone to please pray for Beth.” The family also offered “sincere thanks to everyone for their prayers throughout Beth’s battle with cancer.”
Dog retweeted the article after his tweet asking for prayers for his wife.
Beth Chapman Seemed to Be Doing Well Lately & Has Been Active on Social Media
The reality star seemed to be doing okay lately, despite the return of her throat cancer. She has been fairly active on social media and didn’t seem to be slowing down any despite a relatively grim prognosis.
In fact, before being rushed to the hospital, Chapman, 51, took to Twitter to post about her husband, Duane “Dog” Chapman cutting the grass. You can read her tweet below.
Chapman has remained positive throughout her cancer battle. In recent weeks, she’s been keeping fans in the loop and has been busy promoting her new reality show, Dog’s Most Wanted.
Dog’s Son Leland Chapman Has Been Uploading Photos of Beth for Hours
Leland Chapman has been uploading various photos of Beth Chapman on Instagram over the past couple of hours. Thus far, Leland has posted seven photos of Beth, some of the two of them and some with some other family members. Leland has not given an update on Beth nor has he captioned any of the pictures.
Fans have been commenting on the photos, leaving well-wishes and hoping for the best.
“Praying for you and your family such a huge fan of the Dog the Bounty Hunter. I was hoping Beth was doing much better than heard she wasn’t today,” wrote one Instagram user.
“Lifted Beth’s name is prayer during worship service today. Praying for strength and peace for your entire family. Love from CA,” added another.