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Emma Watkins pens tribute to her ex-hubby and ‘best friend’ Lachy Gillespie on his birthday

They’re the friendly exes who have managed to continue to work alongside one another as part of The Wiggles.

And on Saturday, Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins proved she’s still got a special bond with her former husband, and bandmate, Lachlan ‘Lachy’ Gillespie.

Posting to her Instagram, the 32-year-old penned a sweet birthday message to the purple Wiggle as he turned 36, referring to him as her ‘bestie’. 

Best friends! On Saturday, Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins proved she’s still got a special bond with her former husband, and bandmate, Lachlan ‘Lachy’ Gillespie as she penned a sweet Birthday message, referring to him as her ‘bestie’

‘Ahhhhhh HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my bestie Lachy!! Thank you for the music, the laughs and the shoulder pop dance moves you bring to us,’ she captioned a video reel of them together.

In the videos, Lachy, who just turned 36, and Emma enjoy everyday antics on set of their popular TV show.

In addition to this, Emma also shared a separate post on her personal account, including a picture of Lachy in his iconic purple skivvy. 

Fans were so impressed by their maturity, they commented on the post, telling the two entertainers they were ‘best friend goals.’

On-set antics: In the videos, Lachy, who just turned 36, and Emma enjoy everyday antics on set of their popular TV show

On-set antics: In the videos, Lachy, who just turned 36, and Emma enjoy everyday antics on set of their popular TV show

Iconic: In addition to this, Emma also shared a separate post on her personal account, including a picture of Lachy in his iconic purple skivvy

Iconic: In addition to this, Emma also shared a separate post on her personal account, including a picture of Lachy in his iconic purple skivvy

Friendship goals! Fans were so impressed by their maturity, they commented on the post, telling the two entertainers they were 'best friend goals

Friendship goals! Fans were so impressed by their maturity, they commented on the post, telling the two entertainers they were ‘best friend goals

The trained ballet dancer’s sweet post comes after Lachy wished Emma a Happy Birthday last month. 

At the time, he posted a photo of Emma dressed up as a princess fairy to Instagram and added a lovely message. 

Emma and Lachlan are still close friends after announcing their shock split in 2018 after two years of marriage.

Sweet post:  The trained ballet dancer's sweet post comes after Lachy wished Emma a Happy Birthday last month. At the time, he posted a photo of Emma dressed up as a princess fairy to Instagram and added a lovely message

Sweet post:  The trained ballet dancer’s sweet post comes after Lachy wished Emma a Happy Birthday last month. At the time, he posted a photo of Emma dressed up as a princess fairy to Instagram and added a lovely message

Both Lachlan and Emma have moved on with new partners since their breakup three years ago.

Emma announced her engagement to fellow Wiggles musician Oliver Brian in April, 15 months after the pair went public with their romance.

Close relationship: Emma and Lachlan are still close friends after announcing their shock split in 2018 after two years of marriage

Close relationship: Emma and Lachlan are still close friends after announcing their shock split in 2018 after two years of marriage

She confirmed her relationship with Oliver in an interview with The Daily Telegraph’s Stellar Magazine in December 2019.

‘Yes, I’m in love and I feel very excited to tell you,’ she told the publication, describing their relationship as ‘new’ at the time.

Meanwhile, Lachlan got engaged to ballet dancer Dana Stephensen last year. 

Moving on: Emma announced her engagement to fellow Wiggles musician Oliver Brian in April, 15 months after the pair went public with their romance (pictured together)

Moving on: Emma announced her engagement to fellow Wiggles musician Oliver Brian in April, 15 months after the pair went public with their romance (pictured together)

Lachlan and Dana also surprised everyone when they announced they’d welcomed twins in September last year.

The Wiggles star wrote on Instagram: ‘Oh Lulu and Lottie, your mummy and daddy love you with all we have – you are both so beautiful – and I would love to sing to you both forever.’

Neither Lachlan nor Dana had given any indication they were expecting a child, let alone twins, meaning fans were completely floored by the news. 

Happy ending: Meanwhile, Lachlan got engaged to ballet dancer Dana Stephensen last year

Happy ending: Meanwhile, Lachlan got engaged to ballet dancer Dana Stephensen last year

And while Emma confirmed she will be leaving The Wiggles next year, it appears the two don’t plan on bringing their friendship to a halt. 

Earlier this week, it was announced that Emma would take a step back from her role as the Yellow Wiggle, to pass on her skivvy to newcomer Tsehay Hawkins. 

The Ethiopian-born dancer, whose first name is pronounced se-hi, joined the Wiggles family earlier this year for the launch of YouTube show ‘Fruit Salad TV’. 

Newcomer:  Earlier this week, it was announced that Emma would take a step back from her role as the Yellow Wiggle, to pass on her skivvy to newcomer Tsehay Hawkins

Newcomer:  Earlier this week, it was announced that Emma would take a step back from her role as the Yellow Wiggle, to pass on her skivvy to newcomer Tsehay Hawkins

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