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Meet the new Yellow Wiggle replacing Emma Watkins

Emma Watkins shocked followers on Tuesday when she introduced she’s leaving The Wiggles after 11 years. 

And now, she’s set to get replaced by gifted year 10 scholar and champion dancer Tsehay Hawkins, 15. 

The younger dancer first joined The Wiggles household for his or her Fruit Salad TV collection in August this year, carrying a purple skivvy alongside 4 new castmates in a bid to advertise ‘range’. 

Meet the new Yellow Wiggle replacing Emma Watkins: Tsehay Hawkins, 15, is a year 10 scholar and champion dancer who has simply scored the function of a lifetime with The Wiggles

Ethiopian-born is a champion dancer and this year received 4 Latin dance titles at the World Latin Dance Cup, together with first place salsa solo lady junior. 

Tsehay boasts 8,000 Instagram followers and at all times shares dance movies with followers.

The teen was adopted by Australian couple Robyn and Reg Hawkins at the age of seven months. 

The household are from Bargo, NSW, and he or she additionally has an adopted brother named Kendly, 10, who’s from Colombia. 

Moving on: Emma Watkins shocked fans on Tuesday when she announced she's leaving The Wiggles after 11 years

Moving on: Emma Watkins shocked followers on Tuesday when she introduced she’s leaving The Wiggles after 11 years

Talented: Tsehay is a champion dancer and this year won four Latin dance titles at the World Latin Dance Cup, including first place salsa solo girl junior

Talented: Tsehay is a champion dancer and this year received 4 Latin dance titles at the World Latin Dance Cup, together with first place salsa solo lady junior

Back in 2016, forward of a dance competitors, her adoptive mom Robyn stated the household love watching Tsehay join together with her Ethiopian heritage.   

‘When I see her doing Ethiopian dancing, it brings me to tears and seeing the reactions of the crowd is phenomenal,’ Robyn stated at the time. 

She added: ‘It’s nice that she expresses her heritage like she does and I’m so happy with her.’

Tsehay, who is originally from Ethiopia, said this week that she's thrilled to wear the yellow skivvy as an official new member of the band, saying: '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!'

Tsehay, who’s initially from Ethiopia, stated this week that she’s thrilled to put on the yellow skivvy as an official new member of the band, saying: ‘Dancing has at all times been my ardour, and I look ahead to with the ability to share the pleasure of music and dance with kids throughout the world!’

On Tuesday, Tsehay stated is thrilled to put on the yellow skivvy as an official new member of the band. 

‘Dancing has at all times been my ardour, and I look ahead to with the ability to share the pleasure of music and dance with kids throughout the world!’ she stated in an Instagram assertion on Tuesday. 

‘I grew up watching The Wiggles and I’ve already beloved working with Anthony, Emma, Simon, Lachy, Evie, Kelly, John and all the Wiggly characters filming their newest TV collection Fruit Salad TV.

‘I’m now extremely excited and honoured to be becoming a member of them now in the yellow skivvy and to have the likelihood to exit on the street in the new area tour, I am unable to wait to fulfill all the Wiggly followers.’

Her story: According to The Daily Telegraph, Tsehay was adopted by Robyn and Reg Hawkins at the age of seven months. The family hail from Bargo, in NSW, and she also has an adopted brother named Kendly, 10, who is from Colombia

Her story: According to The Daily Telegraph, Tsehay was adopted by Robyn and Reg Hawkins at the age of seven months. The household hail from Bargo, in NSW, and he or she additionally has an adopted brother named Kendly, 10, who’s from Colombia

She additionally paid tribute to Emma, saying: ‘Thank you Emma for main the approach!’

Emma introduced her shock departure from the band on Tuesday, saying she needs to give attention to her research and household in future.

She was the first ever feminine Wiggle in the group and stated that the pandemic made her realise what she needs in life. 

‘After 11 years of performing with The Wiggles, and 9 of these as the Yellow Wiggle, the time has come for me to cross the yellow skivvy on,’ she stated in an official assertion.  

‘Like many individuals round the world, the pandemic has given me time to mirror on what’s vital in life. For me, which means spending extra time at house, one thing that I did not realise I used to be lacking out on being away eight months of the year on tour, however one thing that I’ve actually cherished over the final 18 months.

‘I’m additionally actually wanting ahead to devoting extra time and power on finishing my PhD that comes with my ongoing ardour for signal language, dance and movie enhancing, and to having extra time to work with the Deaf neighborhood.’

Emma completed, saying she is ‘eternally grateful’ to the band and needs the band ‘continued success’.

'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,' Emma said in an official statement on Tuesday

‘After 11 years of performing with The Wiggles, and 9 of these as the Yellow Wiggle, the time has come for me to cross the yellow skivvy on,’ Emma stated in an official assertion on Tuesday

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