The Wiggles Anthony Field and Lachy Gillespie UNFOLLOW each other on Instagram

The Wiggles Anthony Field and Lachy Gillespie UNFOLLOW each other on Instagram 2
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Are two members of The Wiggles embroiled in a secret feud? 

Fans of the Australian children’s band were scrambling for answers over the weekend after Blue Wiggle Anthony Field and Purple Wiggle Lachy Gillespie no longer followed each other on Instagram. 

The pair have previously never shown any sign of a fallout, so the discovery naturally came as a shock to Wiggles devotees.  

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What happened? Fans of the Australian children's band were scrambling for answer after noticing that Blue Wiggle Anthony Field, 58, (right) and Purple Wiggle Lachy Gillespie, 36, (left) were no longer following each other on Instagram on Monday

What happened? Fans of the Australian children’s band were scrambling for answer after noticing that Blue Wiggle Anthony Field, 58, (right) and Purple Wiggle Lachy Gillespie, 36, (left) were no longer following each other on Instagram on Monday 

‘I’m freaking out!’ one fan commented on the official Wiggles Instagram page after noticing Lachy and Anthony weren’t following each other on Sunday.  

‘Oh wow, yeah!’ another concerned fans replied. 

However, after Daily Mail Australia reached out for comment on Monday morning, a spokesperson for The Wiggles said it was simply a ‘technical error’.   

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No users found: An Instagram search on Monday morning showed the band mates were not following each other

The Wiggles Anthony Field and Lachy Gillespie UNFOLLOW each other on Instagram 3

No users found: An Instagram search on Monday morning showed the band mates were not following each other. However they have since re-followed each other after Daily mail Australia reached out to the band for comment

Anthony and Lachy have also re-followed each other on Instagram in the hours since Daily Mail Australia reached out for comment.  

Anthony, 58, was one of The Wiggles’ founding members in 1991, while Lachy, 36, joined the band 2009 as a back-up performer.

He was promoted to the role of Purple Wiggle in 2012, replacing original band member Jeff Fatt. 

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Anthony was one of The Wiggles' founding members in 19while Lachy, 36, joined the band 2009 as a back-up performer

Original vs new: Anthony was one of The Wiggles’ founding members in 1991, while Lachy joined the band 2009 as a back-up performer

Surprising: The pair have previously never shown any sign of a fallout, so the discovery naturally came as a shock to Wiggles devotees. Pictured: Emma Watkins, Simon Pryce, Anthony Field, Lachy Gillesie

Surprising: The pair have previously never shown any sign of a fallout, so the discovery naturally came as a shock to Wiggles devotees. Pictured: Emma Watkins, Simon Pryce, Anthony Field, Lachy Gillesie 

While still in their 20s, Anthony, along with original bandmates Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, and Greg Page, all went to the United States to try to expand their fan base.

The move paid off, with the band eventually selling out Madison Square Garden in New York City. 

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This year, The Wiggles welcomed four new ‘diverse’ members to the band: Tsehay Hawkins, John Pearce, Kelly Hamilton and Evie Ferris. 

How it started: While still in their 20s, Anthony, along with original bandmates Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, and Greg Page, all went to the United States to try to expand their fan base. All pictured in 2003

How it started: While still in their 20s, Anthony, along with original bandmates Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, and Greg Page, all went to the United States to try to expand their fan base. All pictured in 2003  

Tsehay Hawkins, a 15-year-old who was adopted from Ethiopia, replaced outgoing Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins, 32. 

Emma announced her exit from the band in October so she could devote more time to her other passions, including completing her PhD at Macquarie University. 

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She said the Covid-19 lockdowns had made her reassess her priorities and realise how much she missed being at home.

Former Wiggles dancer Kelly Hamilton, 45, has also become a secondary Yellow Wiggle.    

Meanwhile, Justice Crew member John Pearce, 30, joined the band as the secondary Purple Wiggle, while Indigenous dancer Evie Ferris, 24, is now the secondary Red Wiggle.  

Expansion: This year, The Wiggles welcomed four new 'diverse' members to the band: Tsehay Hawkins (fourth right), John Pearce (second left), Kelly Hamilton (far right) and Evie Ferris (second right)

Expansion: This year, The Wiggles welcomed four new ‘diverse’ members to the band: Tsehay Hawkins (fourth right), John Pearce (second left), Kelly Hamilton (far right) and Evie Ferris (second right) 

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Newbie: Tsehay Hawkins (pictured), a 15-year-old who was adopted from Ethiopia, replaced outgoing Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins, 32

Newbie: Tsehay Hawkins (pictured), a 15-year-old who was adopted from Ethiopia, replaced outgoing Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins, 32 

Shock exit: Emma (right) announced her exit from the band in October so she could devote more time to her other passions, including completing her PhD at Macquarie University

Shock exit: Emma (right) announced her exit from the band in October so she could devote more time to her other passions, including completing her PhD at Macquarie University

 

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