The truth behind Emma and Lachy’s divorce!
Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins says it was love at first sight for her when she met Purple Wiggle Lachlan Gillespie when they were both. After hiding their relationship for two years, the purple and yellow Wiggles — Lachlan “Lachy” Gillespie and Emma Watkins — are ready to. Lachy Wiggle is said to be "devastated" following his split with wife Emma Wiggle .
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How did you both get into entertainment? I did music theatre for three years, then moved to Melbourne and started auditioning … I got an audition for the Dorothy [the Dinosaur] show, inand I've worked with the Wiggles ever since.
I studied as a dancer.
And then, during school, I had an injury, and then I learnt how to make films … I came back and did full-time dance and then I went to uni to do film again, and then I got the audition for the Dorothy show. That's when I met Lachy, [who] was already Captain Feathersword on that show, and I was a Fairy, and we started touring together. And then, I was taken to Wiggles to do filming and dancing.
Did you watch the Wiggles growing up? Yes, on one of the old regional videos on VHS. They cut [to the audience of the live show] and it's my sister and I dancing. Advertisement The Wiggles out on the road. Jessica Layt How did you find out that you had landed the coveted role as a Wiggle? Simon [the Red Wiggle] was like, "Murray and Jeff and I, we're going to retire at the end of the year. We're starting a new line-up … He was like, "We want to have you.
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From then, it has just been the weirdest, most amazing experience. What has been the most amazing part? It has just become our lives. It's kind of weird: It's seven days a week, we meet children everywhere we go, in the shopping centre, on the plane.
It's so lovely to meet so many families around the world The mothers used to watch it when they were little and now they're bringing their children.
So that generational thing, I think that's why the Wiggles are so special. Did your romance blossom during the Wiggles? I really fell in love with Lachy in the first moment … But it took him a long time [laughs]!
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No, I knew we had a connection right from the start Inwe basically spent the entire year together, every single day.
Why did you originally hide your romance from the rest of the cast? We thought it was a respectful thing to do. There is nothing worse We didn't want people to think we were just doing it for [publicity].
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We didn't officially say to anyone, but they knew. When did you decide to announce to the public you were a couple?
It was getting to the point where we were like, "we probably want to share it", though at the time I didn't know that Lachy had planned to propose, so So everyone was like: For us, it felt like quite a while. We respect so much what we do and who our audience is that it has never been a problem. I love her million times over. I can't imagine being a Wiggle without Emma. We met on my first day at the Wiggles. Lachy was Captain Feathersword, so I originally knew him as a pirate.
I thought he was really tall, and was even better-looking with an eye patch. I had no idea what to talk with him about, but I thought he was really cute and a great singer. He and I ended up being good friends. I was in a relationship at the time and he was, too.
The following year, Lachy moved from his role as Captain Feathersword and joined our supporting performers cast. I was so excited. We both became Wiggly dancers. I remember our first kiss; it was while we were on tour in Melbourne. There's something about Melbourne that's quite lovely; it's arty and magical. Since that tour, we really have spent almost every single day together. A lot of people ask me, "How do you do that? I can see him 24 hours a day and I don't get sick of him.
Generally when we get to the shows, that's when we can be busy doing things apart. Lachy plays the piano while I go and do a ballet warm-up. Initially, other people in the Wiggles didn't know [about our relationship].
We really needed to put a lot of work into being the new line up of the Wiggles and we thought it would confuse things. Plus, it's like being in a family when you're on tour and we didn't want to say, "Oh, the two of us are having dinner by ourselves tonight.
We were on tour in Sydney and both quite tired after doing four shows in one day. Lachy suggested we go for a walk near the bay. When we got there, he started reading a poem he'd written. I couldn't work out what was going on; he started saying all these beautiful things, then he started crying and descended on to his knee and said, "Emma Olivia Watkins, will you marry me? We will have to work the wedding around the tour.
Because we do tour together all the time, the cast will be there.
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They've been a big part of us being together. Lachy has to learn Irish dancing at the moment and I'm teaching him that.