BINDI Irwin has secretly married her boyfriend Chandler Powell simply hours earlier than draconian coronavirus lockdown guidelines come into impact.
The 21-year-old TV star and daughter of the late Steve Irwin was seen in the present day sporting a protracted, white wedding ceremony costume being shielded by monumental white umbrellas within the gardens in Australia Zoo in Queensland.
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The marriage got here hours earlier than robust new guidelines had been set to return into power to struggle the Covid-19 outbreak in Australia.
The lockdown solely permits 5 folks to attend weddings in Australia and public areas will shut.
The brand new guidelines, which take impact at midnight on Wednesday, come after the nation recorded 427 new circumstances in 24 hours, bringing the whole variety of infections to 2,136, with eight deaths.
Bindi and Chandler had been planning their special occasion since her birthday final July, when he bought down on one knee and proposed with a diamond ring.
It’s believed her brother Robert Irwin escorted her down the aisle within the place of her beloved dad.
I stated ‘sure’ and ‘endlessly’ to the love of my life, Chandler
Steve died in September 2006 when he was pierced by means of the guts by a stingray barb.
Asserting her engagement, Bindi wrote on Instagram: “On my birthday I stated ‘sure’ and ‘endlessly’ to the love of my life, Chandler.
“Shut to 6 years in the past I fell in love with you and on daily basis since has been a whirlwind of journey and true happiness.”
Talking to the Sunshine Coast Day by day in an interview since she introduced the engagement, Bindi stated: “I do actually want that dad was right here to have the ability to have a good time with us as a household.
“I feel in some methods he’s and his spirit lives on in every part that we do, and I all the time really feel closest to dad right here at Australia Zoo.”
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Bindi was eight years outdated when her father was killed by a stingray in September 2006 on the age of simply 44.
Steve was pierced within the coronary heart by a barb whereas filming an underwater documentary movie Ocean’s Deadliest.
Bindi has continued to work on the zoo based by her late dad and mum Terri Irwin in 1970, and posts common footage of animals on the zoo in Queensland, Australia.
Her brother Robert is a tv persona and photographer, whereas alongside conservation work Bindi has additionally labored as an actor, tv persona, singer and dancer.
Bindi, pictured with Steve and her mum Terri again in 2002