Inside Dog The Bounty Hunter & Francie Frane's romantic wedding in the Colorado mountains as he fights racism claims

DOG The Bounty Hunter tied the knot with his fiancee Francie Frane on Thursday at a resort-style wedding venue in the Colorado mountains, The Sun can exclusively reveal.

The TV star – real name Duane Chapman – and his new bride said 'I do' at The Pinery at the Hill in Colorado Springs, surrounded by friends and family members.

The luxury wedding venue offers packages from $5,712 to a whopping $31,412 for 100 guests, which includes everything from floral and decor design to a videographer.

Customized add-ons are also available including a photobooth, homemade S'mores bar with outdoor fireplace, signature cocktails, full dessert displays and bar packages.

According to an online description, the facility for a platinum package includes a bridal suite and groom's lounge, ceremony in the Sweet Water Chapel, and five hour reception in the Cascade Ballroom.

Sources told The Sun Francie, 52, wore a white sleeveless gown for her big day, while the reception was held in the ballroom with views looking out over the city.

Dog and Francie got engaged in May 2020 but had to keep delaying their nuptials due to the coronavirus pandemic, as they wanted to have a celebration without any limitations. 

The reality star appeared on the podcast Two Guys From Hollywood last month and revealed that he would be getting married on September 2.

Dog said during the interview: "We went to the venue and picked it out yesterday and looked at it- man it costs a lot to get married, my God.

"Francie's husband passed away over three years ago. Beth passed away over two years ago and I felt very bad even wanting to have someone else after Beth."

Dog's 34-year-old daughter Lyssa, one of his 12 children, told her father "don't lose this woman" after meeting Francie for the first time. 

His big day comes after the star denied he's a racist in a new interview amid a family feud.

The 68-year-old hit back against the claims made by his daughter Bonnie, 22, in a sit down with ET this week where he said he was given a pass to use the N-word.

Bonnie has previously alleged that Dog is racist, homophobic and cheated on his late wife Beth Chapman – Bonnie's mother.

Dog told Kevin Frazier: "I have never been a racist.

"I'm 33.5 percent Apache. But because of over 15 years ago, I have an Achilles' heel because I used the wrong word."

In a leaked phone call to his son in 2007, Dog was heard using the N-word multiple times.

ET reported that Dog's show Dog Unleashed was dropped in March after it was claimed Dog "used racial and homophobic epithets to attack young African American kids who star with his daughter in UTV's The System."

When asked by ET why he used the word so freely, Dog said: "I thought I had a pass in the Black tribe to use it, kind of like Eminem." 

Bonnie, as well as his other daughter Cecily, 28, previously told The Sun that they not been invited to the wedding.

Bonnie claimed that Francie confirmed in a text that she was not invited to the wedding because she participated in social justice and BLM protests for Unleashed Entertainment TV show The System after Dog was "fired" by the streaming platform.

In an exclusive interview with The Sun last month, Cecily, also said regarding her father’s wedding: "I haven’t gotten an invite yet.

"I'm assuming that he thinks I wouldn’t want to be there. I didn't even know there was a date until The Sun did a story about it."

Meanwhile, Dog and Francie also enjoyed a romantic stay at The Antlers Hotel in the lead up to their wedding, which offers "monumental mountain vistas and spectacular views of downtown Colorado Springs."

Although it's not the luxury stay fans would expect, with rooms at the four-star venue costing just $200 a night for guests.

The website reads: "Enjoy a real Colorado Springs dining experience with two on-site restaurants and bar lead by our award-winning executive chef.

"Room service is always ready and waiting any time you want to stay in and dine in private.

"The indoor heated pool and hot tub feature panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains.

"During the summer, visit our outdoor rooftop pool and hot tub with equally impressive views."

Francie posted a pic of the pair together in a throwback, writing: "Do You wanna know why I wanna marry You Mr. Chapman ?? So I can kiss You anytime I want to."

Dog shared a snap of himself on Instagram posing next to an bright orange tux for his fitting recently, captioned: "Getting ready for wedding 3days & A Wake Up !!!!!"

He later revealed the family have suffered heartache with the loss his brother-in-law just days before his wedding, sharing on social media: "Please pray for my little sister Paula her husband left for heaven today."

Fans were quick to send to leave messages, with one writing: "Prayers for Paula and your family."

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