'It's a publicity stunt': Dog the Bounty Hunter's own daughter dismisses his search for Brian Laundrie

Speaking to The Sun, the estranged daughter of Duane Lee Chapman, a.k.a., "Dog the Bounty Hunter," says his search for Brian Laundrie is just a "publicity stunt."

"He needs to back off and let the FBI handle it," said Cecily Chapman, 28.

"It's just a publicity stunt. That's really what it is," she said of Dog, who adopted her after marrying her mom, Beth, who died in 2019.

She also said Dog is shopping a new reality TV show after his last planned show was scrapped.

"A real network would be aware of the situation and I'm pretty sure everyone knows that this is a f—ing publicity stunt," she said, adding that footage of Dog wading in swamp water "looks totally staged."

"What, you found a Monster Energy can? What does that do for anyone?" she said regarding the empty container that Dog said was proof of a possible campsite where Laundrie went with his parents after returning from his cross-country trip without his girlfriend, Gabby Petito.

"To be completely honest with you, the FBI is never going to let Dog the Bounty Hunter catch Brian anyway — the FBI is way too prideful for that," she said.

Cecily and her 22-year-old sister, Bonnie, have been estranged from Dog after accusing him of racism and homophobia and cheating on their late mother.