“I’m good and she’s trying to do good,” the “Dog the Bounty Hunter” star said in response to a caller asking about their well-being. “On a 1 to 10 [scale] her pain is about a 9 so…she’s not good.”
Prior to her diagnosis, Beth exercised regularly, going for long walks with friends, strength training and doing cardio, which made the diagnosis all the more shocking for the couple.
“The doctor said she was the most healthiest 49-year-old female he’d seen, so this stuff can attack the healthiest,” Dog, 64, said. “You don’t have to be sick to catch cancer. She was really healthy.”
Despite the chronic pain, Dog said his wife is determined not to let this disease win. “This is not stopping her now. She’s bedridden but she’s up every once in a while,” he said, noting that she can’t move a lot because of back pain. “You just gotta keep going.”
Last week the couple stepped out for a date night at Craig’s in Los Angeles following her recovery from a 12-hour surgery to remove a tumor from her throat.
This article originally appeared on Page Six.