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Bindi Irwin Says Derek Hough Already Planned a Trip to Australia: I'll Teach Him How to 'Cuddle Tigers and Kiss Koalas!'
Originally posted 11/25/2015 09:35AM
"[DWTS] is such a special experience," the young conservationist told PEOPLE moments after her big win Tuesday night.
And making her months spent on the ABC reality dance competition even more special was her dance partner Derek Hough.
Bindi Irwin Sheds Tears During Dancing with the Stars Tribute to Steve Irwin: 'Dad Is with Me Every Day'
Originally posted 11/23/2015 11:00PM
Bindi Irwin has spent 10 weeks paying tribute to her late father on Dancing with the Stars, but Monday's performance was the most emotional yet.
Irwin and the judges were in tears following her tribute honoring Steve Irwin, with the freestyle dance earning her perfect 10s.
Originally posted 11/23/2015 10:30PM
And then there were three.
Dancing with the Stars made a heartbreaking elimination, whittling the couples down from four to three in Monday's episode.
Who won't be competing in Tuesday's season 21 finale? Read on to find out.
Warning: Spoilers ahead for Monday's episode of DWTS.
Originally posted 11/19/2015 04:25PM
Originally posted 11/17/2015 02:40AM
The daughter of late conservationist Steve Irwin is known for her positive, squeaky-clean image, but on Monday's episode of Dancing with the Stars, the 17-year-old was bleeped in a pre-taped package that showed the moment after she fell to the ground during a rehearsal.
"Oh my gosh," Irwin told PEOPLE after the show. "I felt so bad. But I just wasn't expecting it. I was dropped and so I just screamed and it came out. I couldn't even tell you what word I said."
Bindi Irwin Dazzles with 'Dangerous' Performance as Dancing with the Stars Zooms Into the Semifinals
Originally posted 11/16/2015 10:50PM
Bindi Irwin took the think outside the box mandate literally with a box-centered performance her pro Derek Hough admitted was "dangerous" for the 17-year-old star.
"It was incredible to get to tell the story that Derek created for us this week," Irwin told PEOPLE after the show. "It's not just dance when we go out there, it's a complete story with characters and struggles.
Dancing with the Stars: Find Out Who Is Returning – and in What Capacity – After Tamar Braxton's Health Issues
Originally posted 11/12/2015 09:00PM
The show must go on.
Originally posted 11/10/2015 10:30AM
Though he wasn't hospitalized like Braxton, conservationist Bindi Irwin says her dance pro partner Derek Hough has been coping with strep throat the entire week.
"He turned ghost-white," Irwin told PEOPLE of looking at her partner after last week's show. "All the color washed away from his face, and I could tell he wasn't well."
Tamar Braxton Makes Dramatic Return from Hospital – Plus Dancing with the Stars Dishes Out Most Heartbreaking Elimination Yet
Originally posted 11/09/2015 10:50PM
Monday night's Dancing with the Stars belonged to Bindi Irwin – with Tamar Braxton managing to add some unexpected excitement to the show as well.
Irwin earned perfect scores twice, first with her own dance (while blindfolded!) and later with teammate Alexa PenaVega for a tribute to Chicago.
But the evening wasn't as happy for everyone, with one couple sent home in the season's most emotional elimination yet. Read on to find out who didn't make it through this week's elimination.
Bindi Irwin Honors Her Hero Grace Kelly – Plus One Couple Bids an Emotional Farewell on Dancing with the Stars
Originally posted 11/02/2015 10:50PM
Rivalries intensified on Monday's Dancing with the Stars as couples were pitted against each other for a good old fashioned dance-off.
The stakes were high, as the winning couples received an additional two points to add to their final scores for the night.
Only Nick Carter and Sharna Burgess were safe from elimination, with the pair earning straight 10s as the Backstreet Boys star announced he and his wife Lauren Kitt Carter are expecting a baby – and then learned that the were having a boy (the news delivered on live TV).
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