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Robert Irwin Pushed To Date By Sister Bindi: 'You Gotta Find Someone!'

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By Melanie VanDerveer on October 14, 2022 at 7:30 AM EDT

Bindi Irwin is encouraging her younger brother Robert Irwin to start dating. Her reason for the big dating push? To take some of the attention off of her since having her daughter Grace in 2021.

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Robert Irwin Doesn't Have Any "Big Scoop" To Share About His Dating Life

Robert, 18, confirmed that he is indeed single at the moment to E! News saying, he doesn't have any "big scoop" to share right now, but Bindi, 24, is trying to change that. "It's pretty funny because of course my sister has gotten married and had a kid and there's always a lot of rumors that go around. 'Bindi's having a second kid' or 'they're having triplets,'" Robert said. "There's always so many crazy things that happen so Bindi always says, 'Robert, it's your turn now. You gotta find someone to take the heat off me!'"

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Dating hasn't been a main focus for Robert who's been working on some projects, as well as being the best uncle he can to Bindi's 18-month-old daughter Grace. "She is just hitting all the milestones. It's so surreal being an uncle. It's the most amazing thing," he explained. "It's the best job I've ever had, that's for sure. She's just so full of energy. She's so determined. She's a focused and intelligent little kid...She's the smartest member of the family."

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Robert Irwin Was Approached By A Woman Wanting A Date A Few Months Ago

Over the summer, TikToker Megan Grass visited the Australia Zoo and decided to shoot her shot with Robert. She posted the video on TikTok where it received more than 2 million likes and 12,000 comments. In the video, we see Grass attempting to get Robert's phone number, saying, "I think you're so cute and I was wondering if I could have your number?" to which Robert responded, "Well, I'm very flattered." He then asked her where she was from and then told her the easiest way to contact him is to DM him on Instagram. She then shocked him when she said, "I actually DM'd you last night to tell you I was coming here today." He asked her name and said he would "look it up."

Comments on the video included, "He took the scenic route to 'No'," "the way he said “i’m very flattered” PRECIOUS," "He’s literally a clone of his father I swear, phenomenal human beings that entire family," "The way this man says no is precious ! Girl it’s a no ???" and many others.

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"Robert Irwin's Australia" Was Recently Released

Robert recently released his new photography book titled "Robert Irwin's Australia." He teased the project on Instagram for months, and his fans were really excited to finally get a glimpse at what he has been working so hard on.

The book shows Australia through Robert's lens and showcases the connection to conservation. Robert credits his late father, Steve Irwin, the "Crocodile Hunter," for his love of photography. "A lot of my love and passion for photography actually came from my dad. He was an extremely passionate human being in front of the lens, but behind the lens, he was very well versed as well," Robert explained. "He loved getting out and taking images."

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Steve's love for wildlife, conservation, and photography was passed down to Robert who is keeping the legacy going strong. "I've always had such a love for wildlife and conservation and continuing this legacy that he started and he created," he said. "For me, going to work behind the lens is really, really meaningful for me and it's a very special connection to my dad and everything that he was about."

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