Bindi Irwin resurfaced on Instagram on Sunday after announcing a social media hiatus and exposing her high-profile breakup with grandfather Bob Irwin Snr.
The Wildlife Warrior, 22, was pictured rocking his three-month-old daughter Grace, in a post shared with husband Chandler Powell on Instagram, as Chandler introduced fans to a new joey kangaroo at the Zoo in ‘Australia.
Last month, Bindi made headlines when she opened up about her strained relationship with 82-year-old Bob in a scathing Facebook post, saying he had shown “no interest in spending time with me. or my family “.
Headlines: Bindi Irwin, 22, resurfaced on Instagram on Sunday, after announcing a social media hiatus and exposing his family feud with grandfather Bob Irwin Snr. Pictured with husband Chandler Powell, 24, and three-month-old daughter Grace on another occasion
In Chandler’s photo, Bindi cut a relaxed figure in a plaid shirt, jeans and sneakers, and smiled as she cradled little Grace on her lap as she crouched down to meet the joey.
“Introducing our kangaroo joey @australiazoo to our human joey. Grace absolutely loved meeting the smaller roos with her mom, ” Chandler, 24, wrote in the caption.
Fans flocked to the comments section, telling Chandler they were hoping Bindi was “okay” after announcing she was taking a social media hiatus for her sanity.
Promoting their work: Chandler shared this photo on his Instagram account of Bindi cradling Grace, as he introduced fans to a new joey kangaroo at the Australia Zoo. “Grace absolutely loved meeting the smaller roos with her mom,” Chandler wrote in the caption of the post.
On June 21, Bindi shared a photo on Instagram of herself cuddling Grace and said she was “working hard” to protect her sanity.
She wrote: “Hi guys, just a quick note to thank you for your support. I’m taking a hiatus from social media and most of my work in the public eye for a month to be with my gorgeous daughter and wonderful family. .
“I feel extremely grateful to share our life and conservation work with you, but I need time to focus on the happiness that is my family (human and animal). You can follow our adventures by following my family and the Australia Zoo on social media.
Mental Health Break: This comes after Bindi announced in an Instagram post on June 21 that she was taking a month off from social media and most of her work in the public eye. “I need time to focus on the happiness that is my family,” Bindi wrote in the long caption
“Recently, many people have contacted me to share their own stories of hard work to protect their mental health. Thank you for sharing and telling your truth.
“To my friends who face depression, anxiety and other battles every day – I see you. These questions are very real and deserve to be discussed and addressed.
“Surround yourself with the light of people who genuinely care about you and will support you through the good times and the tough times. Remember that helplines are available.
“Mental health deserves more understanding and support instead of being dismissed or condescending. You are absolutely worthy of love and kindness.
Sincerely: Bindi encouraged her fans to surround themselves with “the light of people who genuinely care about you and will support you through the good times and the tough times”
Claims: Last month, Bindi opened up about his troubled relationship with his grandfather Bob (right) in a scathing Facebook comment. Photographed in November 2007 with her mother Terri Irwin and her brother Robert
Late last month, Bindi opened up about her troubled relationship with her ex-grandfather Bob in a scathing Facebook comment.
She wrote: “I really wish my whole family could spend time with Grace. Unfortunately my grandfather Bob showed no interest in spending time with me or my family. ‘
Bindi went on to claim that Bob had “returned the gifts I sent after opening them” and ignored all letters sent by her.
“Ever since I was a little girl, he ignored me, preferring to spend time doing other things rather than being with me,” she continued.
Barbed: She wrote: ‘I wish my whole family could spend time with Grace. Unfortunately my grandfather Bob showed no interest in spending time with me or my family’
Strained: “He never said a single kind word to me personally. It breaks my heart, ”Bindi said. Pictured: Bob holding a picture of Bindi in 2008
“He never said a single kind word to me personally. It breaks my heart.’
She went on to say that her mother Terri Irwin still writes to her and sends her birthday cards and Christmas gifts, but claims they have not received any response.
“We have also been her financial backer since 1992, when she returned from the Australia Zoo, sending her funds every week,” she added.
“We have built him a house on a beautiful property and will always do our best to ensure his well-being.
“I hope everyone remembers being kind to each other, but most of all taking care of their own sanity. I have struggled with this relationship all my life and it pains me tremendously, ”concluded Bindi.
Feud: Bindi concluded by saying that she must “choose to take care of her own sanity now”. Pictured: Bob in 2016