STEVE Irwin’s niece has racked up a cult Instagram following with her sexy bikini and bum photos – after being “sacked” by the Crocodile Hunter’s wife Terri.
Blonde-haired Rebecca Lobie’s raunchy social media pictures have led to offers from swimsuit companies to model their gear, and left fans hailing her “beauty”.
In one sexy pic, the Crocodile Hunter’s niece is seen lying on the bonnet of a car, dressed in high heels and a skimpy swimsuit.
Others posted to her Instagram account show revealing shots of her posing on golden sand near the sea, prompting admirers to comment “Wowzers!” and “stunning”.
Rebecca is a mum of two young boys, Seth and Tate, and married to Michael, a painter and decorator who is obsessed with unusual vintage cars with souped-up engines.
According to her Facebook profile, Rebecca, 32, is a restaurant manager at Entice Food and Wine restaurant near her home in Mooloolaba, Queensland.
It’s just 20 miles from Australia Zoo, where her famous auntie Terri and cousins, Bindi and Robert, all live.
The family are currently embroiled in a bitter feud with Steve’s father Bob Irwin – who first set up the zoo in 1970 – not seeing his grandkids since 2007 after an alleged blow-up with American-born Terri.
Bob has reportedly not spoken to his tragic son’s wife and kids for more than ten years and lives behind a chained-up gate, with signs ordering people to stay clear.
The Irwin patriarch’s estrangement from his close-knit family is said to have happened after 2008 when he quit Australia Zoo having fallen out with his daughter-in-law Terri over the running of the zoo.
This was two years after Steve died aged 44 in Batt Reef when a stingray’s barb pierced his heart.
The row was further exacerbated when Rebecca’s parents, Frank and Joy Muscillo, were sacked by Terri three years ago, with then zoo general manager Frank supposedly frogmarched off the grounds.
Just a few months later, Rebecca left her job as managing director at the zoo overseeing “multiple food outlets including catering and functions,” according to her LinkedIn details.
Steve’s older sister Joy alleges his widow forced them out and they remain estranged.
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She claims Terri and her kids, Robert and Bindi, began to distance themselves shortly after Steve’s death in 2006.
Joy says she would have spoken about the rift earlier, but there was a confidentiality agreement forcing her to stay quiet.
Terri has recently become a great-aunt to a boy, but has sadly never met the latest family addition.
The Muscillos’ son James and wife Kelly have a son, Parker, who is now 18 months old.