Robert's fight to be famous!
Woman’s Day Magazine NZ|November 16, 2020
A shift in the spotlight has the Irwin siblings at breaking point

As dedicated conservationists and Wildlife Warriors, the Irwin family are tasked with saving the lives of animals seven days a week, while overseeing the upkeep of their famous Australia Zoo. But when they’re not caring for the animals, siblings Bindi and Robert and their mum Terri are no strangers to a life in the limelight – and all the glitzy trappings that come with it. For years, the popular khaki-clad clan have remained red carpet and reality TV regulars as well as special guests on a string of reality programs and popular US talk shows, and boasted close friendships with some of the world’s biggest Hollywood stars including Aussie favourites Chris Hemsworth and Russell Crowe.

NEW FIGUREHEAD

Now, Woman’s Day hears that while 22-year-old pregnant Bindi, who is due early next year, pulls back on public life ahead of the birth of her first child with her husband Chandler Powell, her younger brother Robert is gradually being groomed as the face of the iconic family – and the news is ruffling more than a few emu feathers!

“Bindi is all smiles when the cameras are rolling, but behind closed doors, she’s a little bit of a diva,” laughs a friend close to the family. “To be fair, this is her first pregnancy and it’s causing havoc with her body!

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