The Wiggles & # 039; Emma Watkins reveals that she fell in love with Lachlan Gillespie

& # 39; We fell in love a bit & # 39 ;: Emma Watkins of The Wiggles reveals the REAL reason why she ended her marriage with Lachlan Gillespie ... before discovering that she might have leukemia. The pair is portrayed in Sydney on November 26, 2015

Emma Watkins, of The Wiggles, revealed that she had not fallen in love with Lachlan Gillespie, prompting her surprise earlier this year.

Wiggle, 28, told The Daily Telegraph on Wednesday that he began his separation after two years of marriage, since both were unhappy.

She said they separated for a year that saw her fight health problems, including surgery for endometriosis and a leukemia scare.

& # 39; We fell in love a bit & # 39 ;: Emma Watkins of The Wiggles reveals the REAL reason why she ended her marriage with Lachlan Gillespie ... before discovering that she might have leukemia. The pair is portrayed in Sydney on November 26, 2015

& # 39; We fell in love a bit & # 39 ;: Emma Watkins of The Wiggles reveals the REAL reason why she ended her marriage with Lachlan Gillespie … before discovering that she might have leukemia. The pair is portrayed in Sydney on November 26, 2015

It's been a strange moment for us. I think we realized that we were destined to be better friends, "he said.

"I wanted to make the decision to separate … I'm very independent and my mother keeps telling me that no one can tell me what to do.

She continued: "We are not really angry at each other, we just realized that our situation had changed … probably more from me than from him."

Health problems: She said they separated for a year that saw her fight health problems, including surgery for endometriosis and a leukemia shock. In the photo here on April 19

Health problems: She said they separated for a year that saw her fight health problems, including surgery for endometriosis and a leukemia shock. In the photo here on April 19

Health problems: She said they separated for a year that saw her fight health problems, including surgery for endometriosis and a leukemia shock. In the photo here on April 19

Emma and Lachlan, 32, announced their shock split on August 3.

However, the couple separated earlier this year, with purple Wiggle Lachlan moving out of his marital home in Sydney in February during a trial separation.

Two months later, in April, Emma took three months off to undergo endometriosis surgery.

Final: Emma and Lachlan, 32, announced their shock split on August 3. However, the couple split up earlier this year, with the purple Wiggle Lachlan leaving his marital home in Sydney in February during a trial separation.

Final: Emma and Lachlan, 32, announced their shock split on August 3. However, the couple split up earlier this year, with the purple Wiggle Lachlan leaving his marital home in Sydney in February during a trial separation.

Final: Emma and Lachlan, 32, announced their shock split on August 3. However, the couple split up earlier this year, with the purple Wiggle Lachlan leaving his marital home in Sydney in February during a trial separation.

On good terms: the couple photographed together at the Merton Hotel in Rozelle, Sydney last week

On good terms: the couple photographed together at the Merton Hotel in Rozelle, Sydney last week

On good terms: the couple photographed together at the Merton Hotel in Rozelle, Sydney last week

She suffered more health problems after surgery, which required her to undergo a blood transfusion and at a given time, she faced the possibility that she might have leukemia.

It comes after an intern claimed that Lachlan is fighting with his division.

"Things had not gone well between Em and Lachy for a while, but he really thought they could fix it," an unidentified source told Who magazine last month.

Fighting: occurs after an informant claims that Lachlan is fighting with his division. "Things had not gone well between Em and Lachy for a while, but he really thought they could fix it," an unidentified source told Who magazine last month.

Fighting: occurs after an informant claims that Lachlan is fighting with his division. "Things had not gone well between Em and Lachy for a while, but he really thought they could fix it," an unidentified source told Who magazine last month.

Fighting: occurs after an informant claims that Lachlan is fighting with his division. "Things had not gone well between Em and Lachy for a while, but he really thought they could fix it," an unidentified source told Who magazine last month.

& # 39; Lachy is devastated & # 39;

Both previously posted statements on Instagram to announce their division.

"… We wanted to let you know that in private over the last six months we have been navigating through a trial separation, and we have made the decision to separate as a couple," Lachlan wrote in a long publication.

Split: Both previously posted statements on Instagram to announce their division. & # 39; ... We wanted to let you know that in private over the last six months we have been navigating through a trial separation, and we have made the decision to separate as a couple & # 39; wrote Lachlan in a long publication.

Split: Both previously posted statements on Instagram to announce their division. & # 39; ... We wanted to let you know that in private over the last six months we have been navigating through a trial separation, and we have made the decision to separate as a couple & # 39; wrote Lachlan in a long publication.

Split: Both previously posted statements on Instagram to announce their division. & # 39; … We wanted to let you know that in private over the last six months we have been navigating through a trial separation, and we have made the decision to separate as a couple & # 39; wrote Lachlan in a long publication.

Emma explained her heartbreaking decision in her own publication, writing: "We have chosen a different path to travel in our personal lives, but please know that we are stronger than ever."

Last month, friends reportedly told Sunday Confidential that Lachlan is devastated by the end of their marriage.

"Lachy is absolutely distressed," said one source.

I was completely in love with Emma and I loved her and she still loves him.

In happier times: The couple had left secretly for two years before finally making their romance public in March 2015. The couple got married in April 2016, at a lavish ceremony held at Hopewood House in the luxurious town of Bowral, on the outskirts of Sydney.

In happier times: The couple had left secretly for two years before finally making their romance public in March 2015. The couple got married in April 2016, at a lavish ceremony held at Hopewood House in the luxurious town of Bowral, on the outskirts of Sydney.

In happier times: The couple had left secretly for two years before finally making their romance public in March 2015. The couple got married in April 2016, at a lavish ceremony held at Hopewood House in the luxurious town of Bowral, on the outskirts of Sydney.

"He tried everything to make it work, but in the end, he could not, his heart was broken."

The couple had He secretly dates for two years before finally making his romance public in March 2015.

Only two months later, the euphoric couple got engaged, and Lachlan asked this question in Sydney Harbor.

The couple were married in April 2016, in a splendid ceremony held at Hopewood House in the luxurious city of Bowral, just outside of Sydney.

Discouraged: Last month, friends informed Sunday Confidential that Lachlan is broken at the end of his marriage

Discouraged: Last month, friends informed Sunday Confidential that Lachlan is broken at the end of his marriage

Discouraged: Last month, friends informed Sunday Confidential that Lachlan is broken at the end of his marriage

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