"Dog the Bounty Hunter's daughter Bonnie Chapman thanked all of her fans for making her 21st birthday special since she did not get a chance to celebrate with her late mother, Beth Chapman. Bonnie, who grew a year older on December 16, shared an amazing throwback picture of Beth cradling her as a baby two days after he special day. The fallen star is seen with uncharacteristically dark hair and but looked young, happy, and beautiful.
"21 years later, thank you for all the birthday wishes on Monday! I had a wonderful day 💖," Bonnie wrote in the caption of her throwback post.
Hard Time During The Holidays
Beth's youngest daughter admitted that she has been having a tough time during the first holiday season since her beloved mom passed. She asked her devoted fans to excuse her absence from social media and she navigates this difficult time.
"I haven’t been posting lately, the holidays have been kinda sad without my mom. I don’t want to get into it, just know I’m struggling a bit and that’s why I haven’t been posting," Bonnie revealed.
She was extremely close to her mother and expressed her sense of loss when she spoke at her Colorado memorial service. Despite being in intense pain, Chapman detailed that she learned so many important lessons from her mom, including how to be strong.
Fans Send Love To Bonnie
Fans of Dog and Beth are one big family and jumped at the chance to wish Bonnie a happy birthday and support her through this holiday season.
"God I miss beth so much Im glad you enjoyed your birthday bonnie 🙏🏾❤️," one fan wrote while another said, "Beautiful Beth u are missed SOOOOO much❣❣"
They were obviously moved by the adorable picture and thanked her for sharing the memory with her fans.
"Bonnie, what a beautiful memory. I loved your mom," a supportive follower declared.
Her Spirit Lives On
Bonnie and her family are still suffering after Beth tragically lost her battle with cancer but the family of devoted fans supported Dog and Bonnie during their first Thanksgiving without the powerful matriarch.
Sharing memories like the throwback pic and the celebration when Bonnie graduated high school help keep Beth's unrelenting spirit alive.