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Bindi Irwin Surprises Fan at Children's Hospital for Halloween, Tells Her 'You Are so Beautiful'

Originally posted 11/02/2015 05:25PM

Bindi Irwin Visits Fan at Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Our kids received a special Bat-o-Gram delivery from Bindi Irwin of Dancing with the Stars this morning. Thanks to everyone for sending them in. Our kids are loving them, especially Alex, who's Bindi's biggest fan!

Posted by Children's Hospital Los Angeles on Friday, October 30, 2015
Bindi Irwin made one of her biggest fans dreams come true over Halloween weekend.

On Friday, Irwin visited her fan Alex, who is a patient at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Alex was dressed up in an animal mask to greet Irwin, 17, and Irwin's mother Terri Irwin, who was along for the visit.

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VIDEO: Maks Chmerkovskiy Surprises 82-Year-Old DWTS Fan After Private Dance Lesson

Maks Chmerkovskiy Surprises 82-Year-Old Dancing with the Stars Fan After Private Dance Lesson

Originally posted 10/30/2015 03:15PM

One senior citizen got the dance lesson of a lifetime Thursday, courtesy of former Dancing with the Stars pro Maks Chmerkovskiy.

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Bindi Irwin Shares Her Most 'Rebellious' Act (Hint: It Involves Chinese Food, a Book and Hot Tea)

Originally posted 10/28/2015 02:30PM

Terri Irwin has been warned that her 17-year-old daughter Bindi will start her rebellious stage "any day now" for the last six years.

"We are still waiting for that rebellion to hit," says Bindi, who is featured in the latest issue of PEOPLE. "I keep waiting for it, like, one day I'll just wake up and feel like going crazy, but so far it hasn't happened. It just doesn't appeal to me."

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Bindi Irwin Shares How Her Family Dynamic Changed After the Death of Her Father Steve

Originally posted 10/28/2015 11:45AM

Bindi Irwin was just 8 years old when her father died.

Crocodile Hunter star Steve Irwin was working on the documentary series Ocean's Deadliest when he was attacked by a stingray off the coast of northern Australia in 2006, leaving Bindi, her mother Terri and her younger brother Robert without their "superhero."

"Dad was the strongest person I've ever known," Irwin, 17, says in this week's issue of PEOPLE. "And when the strongest person is taken away, you kind of go, 'Oh my goodness. What are we going to do?' "

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Tamar Braxton Is 'Upset' About Quote Used on Dancing on the Stars, Says Partner Val Chmerkovskiy

Originally posted 10/27/2015 05:30AM

Tamar Braxton is apparently not happy. And not just because she was in jeopardy on Dancing on the Stars Monday.

"She doesn't care as much about getting low scores. That's life. She's okay with that," her DWTS partner Val Chmerkovskiy told PEOPLE after Monday's show. "It's more about the package [shown before our dance]."

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Who You Gonna Call? Dancing with the Stars Stages Massive Ghostbusters Tribute – and Sends Another Contestant Home

Originally posted 10/26/2015 10:40PM

Things got spooky on Monday's Halloween-themed episode of Dancing with the Stars.

The episode saw another contestant hit the road and also had the cast split off for team dances, with Nick Carter serving as captain for Team Nightmare and Bindi Irwin leading Team Who You Gonna Call?

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Bindi Irwin Gets Spooky as Vampire Queen on Dancing with the Stars

Originally posted 10/26/2015 09:25PM

Bindi Irwin earned a great score by being bad on Monday's Dancing with the Stars

Irwin, 17, donned white makeup and fake fangs to play a terrifying vampire queen – and was rewarded with three perfect 10s from the judges.

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Alexa PenaVega's Edward Scissorhands Tribute Wows Crowd on Dancing with the Stars

Originally posted 10/26/2015 08:50PM

Alexa PenaVega and pro Mark Ballas brought a little Tim Burton flavor to Monday's Halloween-themed Dancing with the Stars.

The pair struggled last week, landing in the bottom two, but managed to earn straight 9s this week by paying homage to the 1990 Johnny Depp classic.

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Watch Derek Hough Terrorize Park-Goers at Knott's Scary Farm

Originally posted 10/23/2015 07:05PM

It's a monster, it's a zombie pig – oh phew, it's just Derek Hough!

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The Behind-the-Scenes Drama Susan Lucci Never Revealed on Dancing with the Stars

Originally posted 10/21/2015 06:10PM

When Susan Lucci was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars back in 2008, the glamorous soap opera star never let on, that behind the scenes, her newborn grandson Brendan was fighting for his life.

Back home in Garden City, New York, Brendan – the son of her daughter, Liza Huber and her husband Alex Hesterberg – had just been born nine weeks early, weighing just 4 lbs., 10 oz.

But Lucci, the star of All My Children (and more recently Devious Maids) and always a fan favorite, never revealed that her grandson was hooked up to a ventilator, unable to breathe on his own.

"It was always Liza's story to tell," says Lucci, 68. "This is her child, this is her little boy."

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