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Surprise announcement: the last original band member of children's music group The Wiggles, Anthony Field (L) has been replaced by Michael King (R)

& # 39; Blue Wiggle & # 39; Anthony Field, 56, is REPLACED in the children's group by young Dreamworld artist Michael King, 23, after becoming ill

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The last original member of The Wiggles, Anthony Field, has revealed his replacement.

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On Friday, Field announced that he had been replaced by 23-year-old Dreamworld artist – and Wiggles superfan – Michael King.

But despite the fact that he has entertained children for nearly 30 years, the & # 39; blue Wiggle & # 39; that he had not yet hung his iconic blue vest and just has a sick day.

Surprise announcement: the last original band member of children's music group The Wiggles, Anthony Field (L) has been replaced by Michael King (R)

Surprise announcement: the last original band member of children's music group The Wiggles, Anthony Field (L) has been replaced by Michael King (R)

The out-of-action Wiggle shared a happy snap with his temporary replacement, who all smiles while wearing a similar blue cardigan.

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& # 39; I feel very sick today (love the shows), young @ michael_king95 & # 39; Wiggle Brain of the Universe & # 39; is ready, & # 39; Field wrote in the accompanying caption.

& # 39; He knows the show better than I do! One more to go! Shepparton love you! & # 39;

& # 39; Very ill today & # 39 ;: Anthony had to miss a show due to health issues, which led to Michael going in to replace him

& # 39; Very ill today & # 39 ;: Anthony had to miss a show due to health issues, which led to Michael going in to replace him

& # 39; Very ill today & # 39 ;: Anthony had to miss a show due to health issues, which led to Michael going in to replace him

Out of action: Field went to Instagram on Friday to show that he is temporarily out of business

Out of action: Field went to Instagram on Friday to show that he is temporarily out of business

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Out of action: Field went to Instagram on Friday to show that he is temporarily out of business

King, who works as an entertainer at Dreamworld, has been a fan of The Wiggles for many years and often appears on his Facebook and social media accounts

The photo has now become viral, with many fans who have gone to the social platform to give their greetings to Field while congratulating King on the new performance

& # 39; Oh no, being sick is the worst! I hope you get well soon! & # 39; wrote a supporting fan.

Familiar face: Mr King, who works as an entertainer at Dreamworld, has been a fan of The Wiggles for many years and often appears on his Facebook and social media accounts

Familiar face: Mr King, who works as an entertainer at Dreamworld, has been a fan of The Wiggles for many years and often appears on his Facebook and social media accounts

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Familiar face: Mr King, who works as an entertainer at Dreamworld, has been a fan of The Wiggles for many years and often appears on his Facebook and social media accounts

& # 39; I hope you feel better soon, Anto. The blue skivvy would be in good hands with Michael, & another person said.

A third person added: & # 39; & # 39; Woohoo! Make us all proud friends! Take good care of Anthony! & # 39;

Field founded The Wiggles with his colleague Macquarie University students Murray Cook, Greg Page and former band member Jeff Fatt in 1991.

World domination: The Wiggles are currently touring Australia. (Pictured: Lachy Gillespie, Emma Watkins, Simon Pryce and Anthony Field)

World domination: The Wiggles are currently touring Australia. (Pictured: Lachy Gillespie, Emma Watkins, Simon Pryce and Anthony Field)

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World domination: The Wiggles are currently touring Australia. (Pictured: Lachy Gillespie, Emma Watkins, Simon Pryce and Anthony Field)

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