Russell Crowe has been very loyal as a friend: Terri Irwin
Conservationist Terri Irwin (below) has reacted to rumours about a romance between her and Russell Crowe (bottom), saying that the actor has always been a great support after the death of her husband, the celebrity nature expert Steve Irwin. The actor, she said, is just a “dear friend”.
During an interview with Access Hollywood Live, Terri, 52, who was married to Steve Irwin for 14 years until his death in 2006, explained her relationship with the Oscarwinning actor. “He is very lucky to be embroiled in all of these great rumours. We are friends, so he did contact me and ask me if there was something I should let him know,” Terri said.
“In all honesty, he and Steve became friends many years ago, and after Steve passed, you find out who your true friends are. And Russell has been very loyal as a great friend,” she added. Crowe and Irwin were fellow Australians.
Terri said that Crowe even helped their family protect the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve. “Russell was right there. He talked about the situation publicly and stood up and helped us and is a great guy. But absolutely just a dear friend. Nothing going on,” she said.
Steve was working on a documentary when he was attacked by a stingray off the coast of northern Australia. That caused his