Duane Chapman's Daughter Lyssa Says She Misses Late Stepmom Beth

Lyssa Chapman missed her stepmother, and she's letting the whole world know. The 32-year-old recently shared an adorable picture of her late stepmother!

In celebration of Mother's day on Sunday, Lyssa Chapman took to Instagram to pay tribute to her late stepmother, Beth Chapman.

The post featured a smiling Beth holding a black T-shirt with a giraffe printed on the front alongside a note that read: "I ❤ You April."

Duane "Dog" Chapman arrives at the Fox Reality Channel Really Awards at the Avalon Hollywood club September 24, 2008 | Photo: Getty Images

Duane "Dog" Chapman arrives at the Fox Reality Channel Really Awards at the Avalon Hollywood club September 24, 2008 | Photo: Getty Images

In her caption, Lyssa wished her stepmom a happy mother's day while adding that she missed her. The heartwarming picture garnered comments from fans and followers of Lyssa, who took expressed love for the post. Beth Chapman's daughter, Cecily wrote:

"You have no idea how excited she was to get that shirt she watched that live stream for weeks waiting for that baby giraffe to come to❤? miss her so much."

Another user wrote: Happy Mother's day, Beth. You're so missed.❤" while several others showed their love and paid tributes to the late Chapman.

Barely ten months after the death of his late wife, Duane Chapman developed a new love interest in a woman called Francie Frane.

Beth, who was diagnosed with stage II throat cancer in 2017, died last June at the age of 51.

The relationship was, however, met with criticisms from fans who believed the bounty hunter moved on from his wife too quickly.

In response to critics, another one of the star's daughters, Bonnie Chapman, stepped in to defend her father's decision. She wrote:

"Everyone who's judging my father should sure pray that they never have to lose their loved one and get judged for trying to fill the void."

Bonnie went on to state that her mother would have wanted Duane to be happy. She further warned naysayers from speaking against her dad's relationship while adding that he should be left to live in peace.

Despite all of the negative comments, Dog didn't appear to be bothered as he went ahead to propose to Francie earlier in May.

Once again, Lyssa came out to show her support for her father while officially welcoming Francie into the family. This was, however, not always the case. Before the engagement, Lyssa had openly aired her disapproval of her father's new relationship.

Beth, who was diagnosed with stage II throat cancer in 2017, died last June at the age of 51. She is gone but clearly not forgotten!

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