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Entertainment The telling clue that Emma Watkins was going to quit The Wiggles months before announcement

05:16  20 october  2021
05:16  20 october  2021 Source:   celebrity.nine.com.au

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Emma Watkins officially quit The Wiggles on Tuesday, announcing her desire to 'spend more time at home' after performing with the children's band for 11 years. However, some fans believe the 32-year-old actually hinted at her retirement plans back in August, when she sold her home in East Ryde She was born in Ethiopia and adopted by Australian parents Robyn and Reg Hawkins at the age of seven months , according to The Daily Telegraph. Tsehay said in a statement: 'I am honoured to be joining The Wiggles at such an exciting time for the group. I grew up watching The Wiggles and I've already

Emma Watkins officially quit The Wiggles on Tuesday, announcing her desire to ‘spend more time at home’ after performing with the children’s band for 11 years. Emma has long been vocal about her desire to be closer to her parents, after they moved to Kangaloon in 2017. ‘I was lucky enough to grow up in Ryde and I love the area and community,’ the Yellow Wiggle told Domain in July. Was this a sign? Some fans believe Emma actually hinted at her retirement plans back in August, when she sold her home in East Ryde, just two years after purchase.

Fans are convinced Emma Watkins made the decision to leave The Wiggles months before her announcement.

The Yellow Wiggle, 32, revealed on Tuesday that she would be departing the children's group at the end of the year.

But a number of wiggly fans believe the dancer hinted at her plans to quit in August when she sold her home in Sydney's East Ryde just two years after purchase.

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According to Domain, the house sold before auction and had been listed for $1.6million. No sale price was disclosed.

Reports at the time claimed Watkins was set to move to the Southern Highlands in NSW to be with her parents — father Richard and mother Kathryn — where they currently live in the town of Kangaloon.

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Emma Watkins officially quit The Wiggles on Tuesday, announcing her desire to ‘spend more time at home’ after performing with the children’s band for 11 years. However, some fans believe the 32-year-old actually hinted at her retirement plans back in August, when she sold her home in East Ryde She was born in Ethiopia and adopted by Australian parents Robyn and Reg Hawkins at the age of seven months , according to The Daily Telegraph. Tsehay said in a statement: ‘I am honoured to be joining The Wiggles at such an exciting time for the group. I grew up watching The Wiggles and I’ve already

Emma Watkins is quitting The Wiggles and will pass the yellow skivvy to newcomer Tsehay Hawkins in 2022, the band announced on Tuesday. Watkins added: 'I am eternally grateful to The Wiggles for giving me the amazing opportunity to be the first female Wiggle , a role that I have loved and one that has brought me so much joy and an abundance of bowtiful memories that I will treasure forever. 'As The Wiggles continue to evolve and someone new now steps into the yellow skivvy, I look forward to seeing children and families embrace them, just as I was when I began.

"I was lucky enough to grow up in Ryde and I love the area and community," Watkins told Domain in July.

"[But] my parents have moved away from Sydney and now I have been looking at places to be closer to them."

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"I'm sad to be leaving this beautiful home and area for the moment, but the new owners can look forward to making really special memories here," she added.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 13: (L-R) Simon Pryce, Emma Watkins, Lachlan Gillespie and Anthony Field of The Wiggles pose at Sydney Opera House on June 13, 2020 in Sydney, Australia. The Wiggles are giving a live stream performance on 14 June as part of the Sydney Opera House's new digital season. The Sydney Opera House has launched a new digital initiative to allow audiences to watch performances at home while the Opera House remains closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. As part of the 'From Our House to Yours' program, the Sydney Opera House is recording performances on-site to broadcast to audiences at home around the world. The Sydney Opera House announced the cancellation of public performances on 17 March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images): The telling clue that Emma Watkins was going to quit The Wiggles months before announcement © 2020 Getty Images The telling clue that Emma Watkins was going to quit The Wiggles months before announcement

Watkins revealed the news of her Wiggles departure in a statement and video shared via her social media account.

"After 11 years of performing with The Wiggles, and nine of those as the Yellow Wiggle, the time has come for me to pass the yellow skivvy on," she said.

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But with Emma Watkins (pictured), who is leaving The Wiggles after 11 years, this almost certainly wasn't the case. At the age of 32, after doing the same job for more than a decade and spending 18 months in Covid lockdown, the entertainer realised she wanted other things from life. 'I'm now incredibly excited to be joining them in the yellow skivvy and to have the chance to go out on the road in the new arena tour, I can't wait to meet all the Wiggly fans. 'Dancing has always been my passion, and I look forward to being able to share the joy of song and dance with children all over the world.'

Emma Watkins has quit The Wiggles and will pass the yellow skivvy to newcomer Tsehay Hawkins in 2022, the band announced on Tuesday. The news will come as a devastating blow to millions of children around the world as Watkins – the only woman in the main Wiggles line-up – is considered the Changing priorities: Watkins said in a statement that the Covid-19 lockdown made her reassess her priorities, and she realised how much she missed being at home. Watkins added: ‘I am eternally grateful to The Wiggles for giving me the amazing opportunity to be the first female Wiggle , a role

"Like many people around the world, the pandemic has given me time to reflect on what is important in life. For me, that means spending more time at home, something that I didn't realise I was missing out on being away eight months of the year on tour, but something that I have really cherished over the last 18 months."

Watkins will be replaced by 16-year-old dancer Tsehay Hawkins, who will join Anthony, Lachy and Simon as The Wiggles hit the road for a huge tour of Australia in February 2022.

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