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Purple Wiggle Lachlan ‘Lachy’ Gillespie ‘finds love with ballerina Dana Stephensen’
The two began dating in , after Emma became the first female Wiggle Watkins and fellow Wiggles performer Lachlan Gillespie were married on Watkins and Gillespie announced Wikimedia Commons has media related to Emma Watkins.
Emma Watkins, known as the yellow Wiggle from the popular children’s group again following the high-profile split from bandmate and ex-husband Lachy Gillespie. Australian Ballet dancer Dana Stephensen, before they started dating.
When it was announced that Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins and her husband Lachlan Gillespie were divorcing, hearts of all ages broke. But it seems year-old children’s entertainer Emma has moved on with a new man, and he’s part of the Wiggles extended family. Now that they’ve gone public and were spotted together at Adelaide airport, here’s what we know about her new boyfriend.
The Yellow Wiggle confessed to Stellar that she is indeed “in love” and that the two had worked together and were friends of four years before he asked her out on a dinner date. He loves talking about the environment and food production. It’s not very ‘Wiggly’, but it’s been nice for me to talk about things not just concerning ourselves, but people everywhere around the world.
Emma also admitted that since she and Oliver started dating, she’s learned to relax a bit more and stress less about the little things.
Who is Emma Wiggle’s new boyfriend?
Lemma is a relationship between Lachy and Emma. They started dating when they replaced Greg and Jeff as the yellow and purple wiggles in , but didn’t officially announce it until March 7, The response Emma gave was, “Yes! Of Course!
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The couple, who first met five years ago while touring for the Dorothy the Dinosaur show then later with The Wiggles show as the Wiggly dancers, officially began dating two years ago, not long after they joined The Wiggles line-up. Nothing was more important to Emma and I than being in the new line-up of The Wiggles, focusing on the music and entertaining the children, so our relationship developed very slowly. I have always loved his kind, gentle nature.
Being able to experience, together, this amazing time of becoming Wiggles has been the best thing to happen to me. He makes me smile and I have never been happier. The pair have never officially announced to management they are dating — their chemistry was enough to alert the bosses at The Wiggles HQ that they were more than just work mates.
Emma Watkins is “happy” her ex-husband Lachlan Gillespie has found love again
The Yellow and Purple Wiggle shocked fans when they announced in April they were separating after just two years of marriage. But the couple continue to be each other’s biggest fans, despite recently embarking on new relationships. Lachlan Gillespie and Simon Pryce — who are back-up dancers with the group — are also named as the other replacements, joining Watkins and original member Anthony Field in the new-look line-up. In , we basically spent the entire year together, every single day.
MAY, Two months after going public with their relationship, the couple announce they are engaged. Lachy Gillespie Lachy Wiggle asked me to marry him!
Emma Wiggle’s wedding to fellow Wiggle Lachlan (Lachy) Gillespie was on 9 April Emma Wiggle is not believed to be dating anyone.
His popular ex-wife appears to have given her blessing to the couple after reacting with a message of three purple hearts on his Instagram post. Stephensen showed off her sparkling engagement ring yesterday — an emerald cut pink gemstone and gave away further details on their proposal. She revealed Gillespie had proposed to her first before she returned the gesture last week. Our faces say it all.
It was something very meaningful for us to both have the opportunity to propose to one another, each in our own way. Watkins and Gillespie broke thousands of tiny hearts two years ago when they revealed they were divorcing after two years of marriage. The couple married in a stunning ceremony in country NSW and continue to tour together with The Wiggles.
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Inside Lachy Wiggle’s relationship with fiancee Dana Stephensen
The couple, who announced their shock split earlier this month, had dropped the news on fans like a hot potato. And while they chose to go their separate ways, they confirmed they would continue performing together in popular kids group the Wiggles. For the first time since their shock separation, Lachy has opened up about their relationship, telling the Herald Sun’s Page 13 that they are the best of friends – “we always have been, that’s how it started.
He said they were like any other couple and just realised they had reached a stalemate in their seemingly picture-perfect relationship.
One year after separating, Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins says she and former husband, Purple Wiggle Lachlan Gillespie, are still friends and she couldn’t.
The two began dating in , after Emma became the first female Wiggle, and revealed their romance in March last year and later married. The children’s group are marking their 25th year in show business and embarking on an Australian tour, titled the Dance, Dance! The Wiggles Big Show! Watkins, 27, and Gillespie, 30, tell Kate Waterhouse about what they’ve learnt from being part of the Wiggles empire, why they initially hid their romance, and their plans for a mini-Wiggle.
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, in , and I’ve worked with the Wiggles ever since. Credit: Ben Rushton. Emma: 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.
How things are one year on from the Yellow and Purple Wiggles’ marriage split
Australian Women’s Weekly. It was double the engagement joy with Lachy proposing to Dana first over the summer holidays and then Dana following suit last week. Lachlan Gillespie’s love life made headlines in after his shock split from fellow bandmate Emma Watkins, however it looks like the children’s entertainer has finally found his happily ever after in Dana.
I’m absolutely in awe of their talents and humbled by their kindness.
Wiggles lovebirds Emma and Lachy speak to Sydney Confidential on the been secretly dating for two years, and that Lachlan had proposed.
Emma Watkins, the yellow Wiggle, has opened up about finding love after her divorce—this time with musician Oliver Brian, who also appears in the series. Watkins said she’s “in love” with her new partner, and friend of more than four years. She added: “[Oliver] is the very opposite to me. He’s a very calm and thoughtful person and I’ve always been interested in his mind and his take on life, and his morals.
He loves talking about the environment and food production. Brian plays a variety of instruments on The Wiggles , including guitar and banjo. He has accompanied the band on several world tours. She said she kept her feelings to herself, and let them come together of their own accord. The yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins is in love with another co-star. Mikaela Wilkes , Dec 01 The popular Australia’s children’s band have landed in NZ ahead of their nine-day tour of the country.
Emma Watkins of the Wiggles has found love again, with another co-star. Emma Watkins and Lachlan Gillespie vowed to remain friends and continue performing together after their divorce.
Emma Watkins confirms she’s found love with a man she works with
When the much loved Jeff Fatt the original purple wiggle hung up his skivvy for the last time in , it was the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts graduate, Lachy Gillespie, who sang and danced his way into the vacated seat in the big red car. Jeff may have had no formal acting, singing or dancing training, but his love of entertaining children, his penchant for falling asleep mid performance Wake Up Jeff!
One of the things I loved about him was that he was so responsive to what was happening around him. He is hilarious and so good to watch. It seems that Lachy has also been learning about love in his time with The Wiggles, culminating in the recent announcement that he and Emma Watkins the first female Wiggle have been secretly dating for the past two years. That was the case with Emma and I — we always want to be spending time together, which is great.
Emma was reported to be dating Oliver Brian, guitar and banjo player for the band, in late She was joined in congratulating the couple by.
If you have young kids, the Wiggles are probably an inescapable fact of life. The perpetually peppy Australian kids-TV -music-sensation drive a lot of parents nuts, but I bear the group no ill will. Get ready for a delicious shame salad as we rank the Wiggles from least to most second-hand embarrassing…. After decades of unbroken Aussie dude dorkiness, Emma hit the show like Kylie Minogue strutting into the annual birthday party clown convention.
Just look at that sly silver fox. The Blue Wiggle Anthony Field is the only original member of the group still performing. He gets to play the coolest instruments guitar, didgeridoo and largely avoids the sillier stuff inflicted on his bandmates. Granted, a nearly year-old man doing the Propeller is inherently a bit embarrassing, but the veteran Wiggle manages to keep his cool by maintaining an ever-so-slight ironic distance from the material.
If only everyone in the group did. The Wiggles are generally a pretty egalitarian outfit without much of a defined hierarchy, with one exception — everyone clearly outranks the Purple Wiggle Lachlan Gillespie. Also, just to delve into the hot backstage Wiggles goss for a second, Lachy and Emma were briefly married, but broke up last year. So, he counts, okay?
Anywho, while I do admire Captain Feathersword for not bowing to the man and adopting the corporate Wiggles monkey suit, pretty much everything else about the guy is pure annoying uncle cringe. But man, on screen, literally everything he does is awkward.
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Emma riding on Georgie the Horse on their wedding! Emma and Lachy putting their foreheads on to each other. How beautiful this is! Emma and Lachy slow dancing. Lachy placing his hand gently on Emma’s back. How beautiful!
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As Emma Watkins and Lachlan Gillespie are coming up to their one-year wedding anniversary, they share some unusual reasons for their happy relationship. The couple surprised their little and big fans when they announced they’d been secretly dating for two years, and that Lachlan had proposed. The Wiggles’ couple, who have kids calling them the ‘Prince’ and ‘Princess’, on their wedding day.
Image: Lara Hotz. The pair have been working together, along with the blue and red Wiggles Anthony Field and Simon Pryce, for five years now and say it works a treat for them. It makes it a lot easier. Husbands and partner’s take note! Hello, hello! The couple are relentlessly quizzed by fans about when they’re going to have a baby.
Lolly slice. Cupcakes to bake and decorate as a family.
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After her highly-publicised split from Lachy Gillespie last year, Emma Watkins has found love — again at work. He loves talking about the environment and food production. Watkins and Oliver Brian were just friends for four years until he asked her to dinner. Picture: Supplied. Emma and Lachy are still close friends following their split. Months later, Gillespie told her the pair had struck up a romance — which Watkins said she was delighted to hear.
Emma Watkins, aka ‘The Yellow Wiggle’, recently confirmed she had Emma and Lachy joined The Wiggles in , started dating weeks.
But life has moved on, as have Emma and Lachy, and it seems that everyone has adjusted nicely just over 12 months since they split. Well, everyone except a handful of fans. Only in today’s Stellar, out now. A few fans were not quite as happy. They had their hearts set on a Lachy and Emma reunion and commented as much. But other fans realised that Emma and Lachy are just FINE with their break-up and that them both finding new happiness is something to be celebrated.
You deserve this after going through your break up so publicly. So happy for you! The Wiggles family But life has moved on, as have Emma and Lachy, and it seems that everyone has adjusted nicely just over 12 months since they split.