Wiggles star Emma Watkins addresses fan theory about her hair
The Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins has put fan theories to rest in her latest interview about whether or not her hair is real on children’s show The Wiggles.
The 30-year-old performer admitted that her character, Emma Wiggle, surprisingly wears a wig.
"I'm about to confirm that I do wear a wig in The Wiggles show! There's been lots of chat on all different forums about whether it is my real hair or not," Watkins said in an interview with Allure.
"Initially at the beginning, I was using my own hair and that's why it was quite confusing. Especially when people were watching my first season, compared to the second one.
"So yes, I do wear a wig and I don't just have one, I have about four wigs now. Some for touring, some for filming overseas, [and] one at home all the time, just in case."
Watkins explained that the reason behind the wigs is that it was too difficult it was to constantly recreate the same look for each performance.
"After about a year and a half, my hair started to fall out because I was parting it in the same place everyday. That's why I invested in a good wig. It is so much easier, and it gives a sense of consistency to the character, Emma Wiggle."View this post on Instagram
Watkins is the first female Wiggle in the group’s 28-year history and is hugely popular with all children.
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