MUST SEE: Bindi Irwin Gives Pro Partner Derek Hough a Sweet Shoutout 1 Year After Win Around that time, Terri also coyly wrote on Twitter that she was "thinking of" Russell on his birthday and the actor affectionately called the naturalist his "love" on social media. " Terri was previously married to Steve — who passed away in September 2006 at age 44 after being fatally stabbed by a stingray while snorkeling in Australia's Great Barrier Reef — from 1992 until his death.Russell Crowe may have just hinted that he is indeed in a relationship with crocodile hunter Steve Irwin's widower, Terri Irwin. you're amazing ..."While his sweet message doesn't necessarily scream "we're dating," it has set the rumor mill on fire again.And in their boldest move to date, Bindi and Terri also walked the red carpet at Russell’s new movie The Nice Guys in LA recently – with Russ reportedly taking a brief moment to cosy up to new love Terri at the premiere’s after-party.To read more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s New Idea, on sale now!
The 52-year-old actor recently took to Twitter to gush about Terri, also 52, after she shared a sweet photo of her late husband, star wrote on the micro-blogging site.REUTERS/Fred Prouser (UNITED STATES)Australian actor Russell Crowe (L) and Terri Irwin pose for photographers at the G'Day USA: Australia Week 2007 Penfolds Icon gala in Los Angeles January 13, 2007.Terri Irwin has confirmed that she and Hollywood heavyweight Russell Crowe are definitely not dating.On National Hugging Day, Terri, 52, tweeted a photo with her late husband and wrote "Happy National Hugging Day." Crowe re-tweeted her photo and added a gushy message to the post. In the past, their reps have always denied a romance between the pair, insisting they were just good friends.Australian actor Russell Crowe (L) and Terri Irwin pose for photographers at the G'Day USA: Australia Week 2007 Penfolds Icon gala in Los Angeles January 13, 2007.