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Purple Wiggle Lachlan ‘Lachy’ Gillespie ‘finds love with ballerina Dana Stephensen’

Moving on! Purple Wiggle Lachlan ‘Lachy’ Gillespie ‘finds love with ballerina Dana Stephensen’ – after meeting on set of the kids’ TV show …alongside ex-wife Emma Watkins

Purple Wiggle star Lachlan ‘Lachy’ Gillespie has reportedly ‘found love’ with The Australian Ballet senior artist Dana Stephensen. 

The 33-year-old, who split from ex-wife and Yellow Wiggle, Emma Watkins, last year, is believed to have met Dana on set of the kids’ TV show. 

‘All The Wiggles members, including Emma, are really happy for Lachy,’ a source told The Daily Telegraph on Sunday. 

Purple Wiggle Lachlan 'Lachy' Gillespie (L) has 'found love with ballerina Dana Stephensen' (R) - after reportedly meeting on set of the TV show after splitting from ex-wife Emma Watkins

Purple Wiggle Lachlan ‘Lachy’ Gillespie (L) has ‘found love with ballerina Dana Stephensen’ (R) – after reportedly meeting on set of the TV show after splitting from ex-wife Emma Watkins

The source added: ‘He and Emma remain good friends and both want the best for one another.’  

It is currently unclear when Lachlan and Dana started ‘dating’, but they’re believed to have met in December when she filmed a music video with The Wiggles.  

Taking to Instagram at the time, the 33-year-old brunette gushed over the group, while sharing pictures with both Lachlan and Emma. 

'All The Wiggles members, including Emma, are really happy for Lachy,' a source told The Daily Telegraph on Sunday of his alleged romance with Dana. Pictured: Lachlan

'All The Wiggles members, including Emma, are really happy for Lachy,' a source told The Daily Telegraph on Sunday of his alleged romance with Dana (pictured)

‘All The Wiggles members, including Emma, are really happy for Lachy,’ a source told The Daily Telegraph on Sunday of Lachlan’s (L) alleged romance with Dana (R) 

Chance encounter! It is believed Dana (circled, centre) met Lachlan (circled, right) alongside his now ex-wife Emma (circled, below) on set of a music video in December

Chance encounter! It is believed Dana (circled, centre) met Lachlan (circled, right) alongside his now ex-wife Emma (circled, below) on set of a music video in December 

‘What an amazing group of people we had the pleasure of working with today, The Wiggles,’ she began in a lengthy caption. 

‘I’m absolutely in awe of their talents and humbled by their kindness. 

‘Also, can never thank them enough for giving me the best street cred going around the daycare scene – perhaps the only time in my life I’m going to be a cool mum.’

Dana was previously married to Melbourne photographer Michael Kai, with whom she has a four-year-old son with. 

'I'm absolutely in awe of their talents': Taking to Instagram at the time, the 33-year-old brunette gushed over the music group. Pictured: Dana with Emma in December

‘I’m absolutely in awe of their talents’: Taking to Instagram at the time, the 33-year-old brunette gushed over the music group. Pictured: Dana with Emma in December 

The end: Last August, Lachlan and Emma, who joined The Wiggles in 2013 and started dating weeks later, announced their shock split. Pictured in 2017

The end: Last August, Lachlan and Emma, who joined The Wiggles in 2013 and started dating weeks later, announced their shock split. Pictured in 2017 

Last August, Lachlan and Emma, who joined The Wiggles in 2013 and started dating weeks later, announced their shock split. 

They previously wed in a lavish ceremony in Bowral, New South Wales in 2016, one year after becoming engaged.  

Despite their break-up, Lachlan and Emma have vowed to remain friends and still perform together in The Wiggles.

‘To be able to realise as a couple that we were going different ways and to stay as close as we are is a real testament, I think, to both of us,’ Lachlan previously said in a statement.

‘I love her more now than anything and she loves me more than anything.’

Daily Mail Australia has contacted The Wiggles and Dana for comment.   

'I love her more now than anything': Despite their break-up, Lachlan and Emma have vowed to remain friends and still perform together in The Wiggles

‘I love her more now than anything’: Despite their break-up, Lachlan and Emma have vowed to remain friends and still perform together in The Wiggles

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