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Robert Irwin expresses gratitude in new family photo amid difficult Rorie Buckey break-up

Robert Irwin expresses gratitude in new family photo amid difficult Rorie Buckey break-up

Robert Irwin is keeping his family close amid his difficult break-up from now ex-girlfriend Rorie Buckey. The zookeeper and son of late wildlife educator, Steve Irwin, 20, and Rorie, 19, announced their break-up in a joint social media post over the weekend, over a year after they were first romantically linked. Now, as the Australia-native continues to receive support from fans – and some of his female fans rejoice over his newly changed relationship status – he’s shared a new message of gratitude with his followers.   WATCH: Bindi Irwin reveals new family member DJ the rhino Robert took to Instagram this week to share a sweet family portrait, a black-and-white photograph featuring his mom Terri Raines Irwin, 59, his sister Bindi Irwin, 25, her husband Chandler Powell, 27, and their daughter Grace Warrior, who turns three later this year. In the snap, the Irwins appear kneeling on the ground, and Robert has a koala hoisted on his hip as his niece tenderly looks up to him. “Grateful for you all,” he wrote in his …

Robert Irwin and Rorie Buckey Break Up After 2 Years of Dating

Robert Irwin and Rorie Buckey Break Up After 2 Years of Dating

Robert Irwin and Rorie Buckey have broken up after two years of dating. Robert, 20, took to his Instagram Story on Friday to share a joint statement, in which he said they “decided to go our separate ways but profoundly appreciate all of the time spent together and wish one another all the very best into the future.” He added, “We wish to express the gratitude and respect we have for one another as we continue our journeys on different paths.” In closing, Robert said the former couple will not be commenting further on the breakup and they “really appreciate your respect and privacy at this time.” Robert and Rorie, 20, were first linked in November 2022, after they were spotted out on a date in Queensland. They kept to themselves for the most part, but they made things red carpet official at the Sydney premiere of Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One in July 2023. Like Robert, whose father was the late and beloved zookeeper-conservationist Steve Irwin, Rorie also has a famous family connection. Her mom, Kate Ledger, is the sister of …