Dog the Bounty Hunter has this week revealed that he and his new girlfriend, Francie, are engaged to be married a mere ten months after the highly-publicized death of his wife, Beth... And fans are not happy.

Keep scrolling to see what his daughter, Bonnie, has to say about the whole situation...

Dog the Bounty Hunter has had a turbulent couple of years.

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Only last year, his long-term wife, Beth, passed away from throat cancer and, ever since, he has been embroiled in controversy regarding his love life. But let's start from the beginning...

It all started in 1986.

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Beth was only nineteen years old when she met Dog. The situation was difficult as Dog was already married, but this didn’t stop the pair from striking up an on-off relationship.

But they called it quits when Beth married Keith Barmore.

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It didn't last for Beth and Keith and after a couple of years, they decided a divorce would be best for both of them.

Dog's marriage didn't last either...

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So the two former lovers reunited in 1995, before getting married in 2006.

The couple had 2 children and stayed together ever since.

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And then Dog the Bounty Hunter, the TV show that propelled them to superstardom, came along. The show was based on the life and experiences of Duane, who bounty hunts for a living.

The show became a hit after people fell in love with the couple.

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It was so popular that they ended up getting their very own spin-off show: Dog & Beth: On The Hunt.

Both of them worked hard to earn their celebrity statuses.

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Beth and Dog were said to have tracked down over six-thousand criminals and made over $4 million in bonds that they’ve won as a consequence of catching them. The pair very quickly became recognized as the brash and outrageously hilarious couple that they have been till the very end.

Their constant bickering was comedy gold.

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A lot of other married couples felt as though they could relate to them, which only helped them grow in popularity.

Things seemed to be going well for them, but then Beth shared some tragic news.

She announced that she had been diagnosed with stage 2 throat cancer. Despite being told that she was free of the disease only 3 months later, the cancer returned in 2018. This lead to Beth having to undergo an emergency operation to remove a mass on her throat.

Even though the operation was a success, there was more bad news for Beth.

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It was discovered that the cancer had spread to both her throat and her lungs and that it was, unfortunately, incurable.

Unfortunately, Beth's health continued deteriorating...

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After resting at home in recovery from further treatment, Beth was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre in Hawaii after having difficulty breathing. According to reports, she began fighting against the help of doctors and it was understood that she was attempting to remove the tubes that were in place to feed her medication and fluids.

She wasn't "reacting well" to treatment.

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Beth had to be given oxygen in order to breathe when she arrived at the ER. According to TMZ, medics first put her under mild sedation but she quickly fell into a full medically-induced coma.

Beth and her family refused to give up hope.

Despite the doctors telling her that her cancer was incurable, her family continued to support her, hoping for a miracle. The whole world was just praying that she pulled through this difficult time.

Sadly, Beth passed away in her home in Hawaii.

Her husband broke the news that everyone was dreading in a tweet that ended: "See you on the other side."

It was a really difficult time for Dog and the rest of Beth's family.

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After his wife's death, Dog found it really difficult to cope. The impact of the tragic event really had a toll on his mental and physical wellbeing.

In the following days, the bounty hunter lost seventeen pounds.

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His physical health suffered tremendously as the man lost seventeen pounds within 2 days. He was also in and out of the hospital as he suffered from what were described as "severe" heart conditions and depression symptoms in the weeks that came.

He even attempted suicide.

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Dog the Bounty Hunter revealed that he was actually contemplating taking his own life due to the downward spiral he was heading in after Beth passed.

During the filming of the finale for Dogs Most Wanted, the TV star broke down.

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The footage was extremely hard to watch as we saw Dog, with tears streaming down his face, claim that the grief was too much to bear and at one point he was considering making a drastic decision in order to reunite with Beth again.

In his own words, he described his feelings...

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"I don’t realize yet psychologically that she’s gone, gone and I’ll never, ever see her. I don’t realize that. I just hope that I don’t live very much longer without her, because now she made the first step, she’s through the gate. She paved a way for me. I want to take a god damn pain pill so bad."

He also mentioned that Beth wouldn't be happy if he did go through with the plan.

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"I got to heaven and was like, 'Hi honey,' and would she go, 'You d*****s, why would you do that?'"

But now it seems things are looking up for the star.

He's recently revealed he's found love again with Francie Frane - and it seems the 2 are quarantining together.

But not everyone is too happy with his new love life.

Dog has caused major controversy with a snap he posted of his new girlfriend.

It seems to have caused quite a stir among fans.

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The caption of the post is what seems to have annoyed people.

Fans really didn't hold back...

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This could be Dog's biggest controversy yet.

Here's the post...

"I scream & Cry Beth where are you why did you leave me then I look up & see you Francie & the pain turns to a smile I LOVE YOU WOMAN !!" he captioned the post.

Very bizarre, I know...

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And things have just got a whole lot more controversial.

Dog proposed to Francie!

The widower reportedly got down on one knee at a romantic dinner at their home in Colorado, only ten months after the death of his wife.

And he couldn't be happier.

The reality star told The Sun that he's "so happy", and that he wants to have the "biggest wedding there's ever been," open to all his fans, in what he says will be "one hell of a party."

Francie spoke of their romantic moment...

She said: "I wasn't expecting it at all. think I had gone to pick up some food and then when I came back he had all the lights turned down with just a few lights on and a bunch of candles lit. So when I came in I was like, 'Wow, this is awesome.' Then he said, 'Come in, sit down because I need to talk to you.'" He then got down on one knee and proposed.

But despite the couple's happiness...

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Fans aren't feeling the same way, with many slamming Dog as heartless for moving on so quickly.

But even though fans have been slamming Dog for his big decision...

It seems that his family are being more supportive than ever.

Dog and Beth's daughter, Bonnie, has spoken out about the shock engagement.

Commenting on her dad's Instagram post, she wrote: "My father has gone through so much this past year without my mother. It's been extremely difficult to see one parent pass, and the other so intent on following. My father deserves to be happy."

Bonnie believes that her mom would be happy for her dad...

"He's still got my mother's name on his chest. He'll never forget her and the love she gave him. She would be happy my father is in love and finding peace," Bonnie went on to say. "Life has never been easy for my dad, but love is something that comes naturally to him."

She referred to her dad's new fiance as a "wonderful woman."

In a reply to one fan, Bonnie wrote that while she misses her mother every day. “I know that she sent Francie. She's a blessing and she's helping my dad heal day by day."

Bonnie also addressed the fact that Beth had initially wished for Duane to not remarry after her passing before explaining that “her feelings changed as her condition worsened."

"For those who claim to know my mother's wishes: please remember that we as a family went through every excruciating and painful detail of what was next," she wrote in her comment. "I had this talk with her, my mother had so much love for my father, she would never want him to be alone. My mom wanted him to be happy no matter what. There is always going to be one and only one Mrs. Dog."

“Welcome to the pack, Francie," she ended the main note with.

It seems that Francie well and truly has the family's blessing!

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