During an interview on the TV show Australian Story, Bob Irwin, father of the late Crocodile Hunter star Steve Irwin, admitted his son saved him from comitting suicide in 2000. Bob told how when his wife (Steve’s mother) died in a car accident, he was overcome with grief and packed up his truck to head to a “special spot,” planning to end his own life. On the way there, he received a call from Steve on his cell phone. “He said, ‘I know what you’re going to do’, and I didn’t really have an answer for that and then he said, ‘Well, wait there, I’ll come with you because we both might as well go,'” Bob said. “And I said, ‘You can’t do that’ because he had [daughter] Bindi at that stage and he said, ‘Well, if you’re going to do it, then I’m coming.’ I just felt at the time I just couldn’t let him do it and he knew that.” Bob is now married to second wife Judy.