06:57 PM EDT 11/25/2015
Originally posted 11/25/2015 08:20AM
"I couldn't even imagine if [he] was here right now," the young conservationist told reporters of the late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin. "Honestly, I hope that he'd be proud of me. And I hope that I am able to carry-on in his footsteps and make sure that his legacy lives on."
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 11/16/2015 11:00AM
As Bindi Irwin boogies her way to the top on Dancing with the Stars, her thoughts are never far from her late father, the incomparable Steve Irwin.
Bindi Irwin Shares Sweet Message on Her Boyfriend's Birthday: 'I'm Blessed to Be a Part of Your World'
Originally posted 11/15/2015 12:30PM
Looks like all that feet-taping has brought Bindi Irwin and her boyfriend even closer together!
Originally posted 10/28/2015 02:30PM
"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."
Originally posted 10/28/2015 11:45AM
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?' "
Originally posted 09/22/2015 11:15AM
After performing a well-reviewed tango to AC/DC's "You Shook Me," the daughter of the late Steve Irwin was visibly moved as she recalled her father's love of the band's music.
"Sometimes you just need a moment," Irwin, 17, tells PEOPLE of letting the emotions out after her performance. "I think I was just so excited because the song means so much to me. That just hit me. There are so many memories attached to that song."
Originally posted 09/15/2015 09:20AM
Bindi said she's competing in the show to make her late father, Steve Irwin proud.
She wowed the judges, earning a 24 out of 30 (tying with Nick Carter for the night), and her pro Derek Hough revealed her secret weapon: She was humming "Eye of the Tiger" before competing.
Originally posted 09/07/2015 11:00PM
Bindi Irwin has paid a loving tribute to her late father, Australian wildlife expert Steve Irwin.
Originally posted 08/27/2015 05:10PM
Bindi Irwin's family isn't known for their dancing skills, but that isn't stopping her younger brother, Robert, from offering help as she prepares to compete on season 21 of Dancing with the Stars.
"My brother Robert – he's 11 now – he sat me down the other day and very seriously told me, 'Bindi, I'm going to give you some tips for when it comes to dancing. I have some great ideas for you,' " the daughter of the late Steve Irwin says in the latest issue of PEOPLE. "I said, 'Okay. Thank you.' "
What came next was a lesson in moves like "the sprinkler."
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