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Chapman and got hitched on Thursday, September 2, in Colorado Springs. The 52-year-old reportedly donned a white sleeveless gown for her big day, The Sun reported.

and I are thrilled to be husband and wife,” Chapman told E! News. “We appreciate all the prayers and well-wishes.”

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The 68-year-old popped the question to Frane in May 2020. The pair got close after they both lost their previous partners to cancer.

Chapman’s wife Beth passed away in June 2019 following a battle with throat cancer. Frane’s husband reportedly died six months before Beth.

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“We hooked up on the phone and started talking to each other, crying and consoling each other,” Chapman previously told TMZ. “Then, one thing led to another.”

However, their wedding was not without some family drama. Chapman’s daughters Cecily and Bonnie previously said that they were not invited. Bonnie claimed that she wasn’t invited because of her support for Black Lives Matter.

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Ahead of the wedding, Chapman and Frane spoke to Entertainment Tonight. “As hard as it is and as heartbreaking as it is, we had to make a decision that was very difficult for us,” Frane said. “We’ve been through hell, him and I, in the past three years and I am not going to allow our day to be ruined by this nonsense.”

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Frane also told the outlet that they would pay respects to their late spouses. “We have done that privately, and in our vows, we will be honoring them. We honor them all of the time. And so we will continue to do that throughout their lives. Throughout our life together, we will continue to do that. They will be a part of that always,” she said.

In the interview, Chapman denied allegations of racism and homophobia. “I have never been a racist,” Chapman said. “I’m 33.5 percent Apache. But because of over 15 years ago, I have an Achilles’ heel because I used the wrong word.”

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The reality star’s show was canceled in 2007 after a phone call he had with his son was leaked. He used the n-word several times during the call and told ET that he thought he “had a pass” to use it.

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He said “the brothers” gave him a “pass” to use it but it expired and “no one told me that.” “I had just gotten out of prison in 1979 after spending time, 18 months, in Texas and it was probably three-fourths from the Black tribe. So that was a word that we used back and forth, as maybe a compliment,” he said.

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Frane is Chapman’s sixth wife. Before Beth, he was previously married to La Fonda Sue Honeycutt from 1972 to 1977, Anne M. Tengell from 1979 to 1982, Lyssa Rae Brittain from 1982 to 1991 and Tawny Marie Chapman from 1991 to 2003.

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