News Did Bindi Irwin Get a Tongue Ring? The Real Story Behind the Pictures Making the Internet Go Crazy By Alex Ungerman 3:25 PM PST, December 10, 2015 This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page. 40:47Does Bindi Irwin Have a Tongue Piercing? See the Video!02:46Machine Gun Kelly Dyes Tongue Black and Makes Out With Megan Fox…08:03How Keo Motsepe’s ‘DWTS’ Co-Stars Are Helping Him Heal After Hea…01:11‘American Idol’ Judges on Finally Being Able to Have a Group Hug…02:49Kane Brown on His Daughter Kingsley Rose Saying 'Dada' Right Bef…02:35Chris Lane Shares How He’s Protecting His Precious Pups10:02Raven-Symoné Talks ‘Raven’s Home’ Ending, Daytime TV and Kiely W…07:41Gabby Barrett on Motherhood, Breakout Year and Taking Her Baby o…03:312021 CMT Music Awards: Thomas Rhett Says Becoming a Father of Fo…04:27Naya Rivera's Dad Reflects on Her Legacy Ahead of First Father's…02:16Kylie Jenner Gets Into Playful Water Balloon Fight With Travis S…04:17Gabby Barrett Dishes on the Surprise Father's Day Gift She's Get…02:27Amelia Hamlin Recreates Mom Lisa Rinna’s Memorable Looks in New …06:38Samira Wiley on Life as a New Mom and Reuniting With Elisabeth M…09:47Oprah Winfrey on Father's Day, Juneteenth and Excitement Over Ha…02:40Oprah Winfrey ‘Cried 4 or 5 Times’ While Filming Father’s Day Sp…03:22‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Trailer No. 101:35Watch the Trailer for ‘Weekend Getaway with Michelle Buteau’ (Ex…02:44Dixie D'Amelio on Whether She Had Apprehensions Filming New Fami…04:34H.E.R. on Possible Collaboration With Zendaya and Kehlani After … What's that on Bindi Irwin's tongue? When the Dancing With the Stars champion arrived back home in Australia, a photographer caught the 17-year-old apparently sporting a tongue ring. WATCH: Bindi Irwin Reveals What She Misses Most About 'Dancing With the Stars'DiimexHowever, looks can be deceiving, and Bindi's rep confirms to ET that she has no piercing on her tongue. Furthermore, Bindi herself confirmed directly to ET on Twitter, that the mysterious "piercing" is in fact a mint."Actually that's a mint on my tongue @etnow .... Nothing pierced here," she wrote.Actually that's a mint on my tongue @etnow .... Nothing pierced here ...— Bindi Irwin (@BindiIrwin) December 11, 2015Thank you for setting the record straight, Bindi!Bindi was with ET and her dancing partner Derek Hough this week, where, as expected, she didn't appear to have anything on her tongue. What she did have, however, was a cutie koala named after Derek! "This is your namesake!" Bindi told Derek (Hough, not the koala).WATCH: Derek Hough Met the Koala Bindi Irwin Named After Him & He Could Hardly Contain Himself!"It's one of the coolest things that's ever happened," the 30-year-old DWTS pro told ET. "To have an animal named after you is amazing."Watch Derek meet the little guy in the video below.EXCLUSIVE: See Derek Hough Meet the Koala Bindi Irwin Named After Him! This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page.