Bindi Irwin and her mom, Terri Irwin, are setting the record straight about Terri’s rumoured relationship with family friend and Oscar winner Russell Crowe.ET caught up with Bindi, her brother, Robert, and her mother at the Steve Irwin Gala dinner in Beverly Hills on Saturday, where they dismissed recent tabloid speculation that Terri had struck up a romance with the Nice Guys star.I’ve had so much fun with him and he’s learning a lot, definitely.” Robert explained that, given Chandler’s childhood growing up in Florida, he’s “used to alligators and crocodiles” already.
“I think he sweat a little bit with that one, but he did good. Now he’s driving like a champion in Australia.” Terri also opened up about celebrating her husband’s legacy at the gala event, sharing, “It’s a beautiful night to celebrate family, fun, everything that Steve worked so hard for.” WATCH: Terri Irwin Celebrates National Superhero Day With Sweet Photo of Late Husband Steve Irwin “We’re doing things even bigger than when he was here,” she explained.
“It’s been so much fun because back at the Australia Zoo, I’ve been throwing Chandler in with all of the animals and he’s done such a great job.
He’s been feeding the alligators and fresh water crocodiles.
WATCH: Bindi Irwin Celebrates the New Year in Tasmania With Boyfriend Chandler Powell: ‘I Missed You’ The former champ explained that, despite their relationship still being a mostly long-distance affair, her 20-year-old boyfriend is really getting accustomed to Australia and Bindi’s passion and dedication to nature conservation.
“We haven’t moved in together, that’s for sure,” Bindi explained.