Bindi's contract was submitted to a court as she is a minor, but the judge has apparently been living in a cave for the last decade.
She’s dazzled TV audiences with her performances on ‘Dancing With The Stars’ over the last few months, but a legal issue is preventing Bindi Irwin from claiming her payment. A judge has reportedly ruled that she must prove her father, Steve Irwin, is actually dead before receiving the money.
A report from TMZ suggests that a Superior Court Judge in a Los Angeles court has stated that Bindi must provide evidence of her father’s death before she is paid. Her contract for payment, estimated to be $230,000, was handed to a judge as a matter of law and procedure, as Irwin is a minor at 17.
Bindi Irwin must apparently prove her father's death before she can get paid her fee for 'DWTS'
The 17 year old and her pro partner look like they’re having the time of their life rehearsing for Monday’s ‘Dancing With The Stars’.
Bindi Irwin and her ‘Dancing With The Stars’ pro partner Derek Hough are set to pay tribute to classic 80’s movie, Dirty Dancing on Monday’s edition of the ABC show. The pair have been practising hard for the upcoming routine, even taking to the water to really get the feel of Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey's characters.
Kim Zolciak suffered a “mini stroke” on Tuesday (22nd September).
Kim Zolciak has been hospitalised after suffering a mini stroke. The reality star, who is currently a contestant on the 21st season of Dancing With The Stars, revealed she had suffered a health scare on Instagram on Wednesday morning (23rd September).
Kim Zolciak photographed leaving The Wendy Williams Show in Manhattan, April 2012.
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Bindi Irwin wants to use “different avenues” to spread her father’s message: “standing up for those who cannot speak for themselves.”
Bindi Irwin is impressing audiences and judges as a competitor on Dancing With The Stars. In a recent interview, Bindi revealed that she had a very good reason for deciding to go on the show. 17-year-old Bindi is determined to honour her father by spreading his message – the importance of protecting animals and their habitats – through “different avenues”.
Bindi Irwin leaving rehearsals for Dancing With the Stars Los Angeles, September 2015.
Bindi Irwin may currently be in Los Angeles, rehearsing for ‘Dancing With the Stars, but her thoughts are with her family in Australia. The 17-year-old posted a moving Instagram post in which she remembered her father, Steve Irwin, on Australia’s Father’s Day.
Bindi Irwin remembered her late father, Steve Irwin, almost 9 years to the day since his tragic death. Irwin took to Instagram to share a picture of her father on Sunday (6th September) and included a touching caption. Her post also coincided with Father’s Day in Australia.
Bindi Irwin at the Discovery Channel's 30th anniversary party in New York, June 2015.
An Oscar nominee, a Real Housewife and a celebrity chef are among the contestants for the ABC dancing competition.
The full line-up for this season of Dancing With The Stars has been announced, with the celebrities already being paired up with their professional partners. The show’s 21st season will see thirteen celebrities compete for the coveted mirrorball trophy, which was last won by Rumer Willis and partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy in May.
Gary Busey is among the celebs competing on ‘Dancing With The Stars’ this season.
Oscar nominee Gary Busey announced he had signed up for the show during an appearance on 'Jimmy Kimmel' Live on Tuesday, where he arrived in the studio dressed as a cowboy riding a white horse. Busy will be teamed with pro Anna Trebuskay.
Continue reading: 'Dancing With The Stars' Announces Season 21 Line Up
The first celebrity contestant for ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season 21 has been announced and it’s none other than ‘crocodile wrangling’ Bindi Irwin!
Bindi Irwin has joined Dancing With The Stars. The 17-year-old conservationist is the first celebrity contestant to be announced for the 21st season of the show. The news was announced on Monday (24th August) and Bindi personally made the announcement whilst appearing on Good Morning America.
Bindi Irwin at the Discovery Channel's 30th Anniversary celebrations in New York in June 2015.
Michael Sam - Celebrities outside the 'Dancing With The Stars' rehearsal studios to start week 3 season 20 at Dancing With The Stars rehearsal studio - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 17th March 2015
Robert Herjavec - Celebrities at the dance studio for 'Dancing With The Stars' rehearsals at Dancing With The Stars rehearsal studio - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 25th February 2015
The 29-year-old dancing pro will not participate in the show's 20th anniversary season because he is palying the male lead in 'New York Spring Spectacular' at Radio City Music Hall this spring
'Dancing With The Stars' has lost a very familiar face! Derek Hough, who has appeared on 14 seasons of the ABC show, will not return for its 20th anniversary season that is scheduled to begin this coming spring.
Hough will not participate in the show's 20th season
However, Hough isn't gone forever, his absence in the upcoming season is only because he is playing the male lead in the 'New York Spring Spectacular' at Radio City Music Hall at the same time. The 29-year-old will star alongside Laura Benanti.
Continue reading: Derek Hough Will Not Return To 'Dancing With The Stars' For Season 20
Alfonso Ribeiro has updated fans with news about his back injury. The 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' hopes to be able to compete on 'Dancing With the Stars' on Monday (17th November).
Alfonso Ribeiro has sustained a back injury.
Following last night's edition of the show, we're still no closer to determining who will win the contest
Dancing With The Stars entered week five when it aired on Monday, 14 October, and almost immediately host Tom Bergeron put the pressure on at least half of the contestants as he revealed that "one of our female stars will be eliminated tonight" due to last weeks voting. The pressure was on the ladies to deliver, as the latest instalment saw the remaining celebs remember the 'The Most Memorable Year of Their Life,' and perform a dance routine that explains it best.
With Len Goodman back from London and in his judge's seat after a weeks absence, he, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli cast their critical eye over the remaining contestants danced to the sounds of 1982, all the way to the present day. And before we move on to the dances, now would be a good time to say that one of next season's contestants may have already revealed themselves. Paris Hilton was in the stands cheering on pal Christina Milian, and when asked whether she could give the show a go she said, I can dance, but I can't dance like her! I could try it out one time, maybe."
First up to bat was Corbin Bleu, whose years of choice was 2011. It was chosen as his 'most memorable year'because it was the year his younger sister, Phoenix, was diagnosed with severe scoliosis. The now-12-year-old still has to wear a back brace because of the condition and Bleu dedicated his foxtrot to the girl who is "such an inspiration" to himself. And what a start to get the show under way, as Bruno declared, "You could be the lost child of Fred Astaire and Ben Vereen," before showing him a 10. Len and Carrie gave out 9's each. A Great start to get the ball rolling.
Continue reading: Shock Elimination On 'Dancing With The Stars' Leaves The Race Wide Open