After years of speculation, Emma Watkins has finally addressed a fan theory about her character on The Wiggles.
The 30-year-old children's entertainer confirmed to " frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen many parents had suspected for years: she wears a wig while performing.
She explained that she had used her natural hair during her first season in 2012, but switched to a wig following year.
'There's been lots of chat on all different forums': Emma Watkins addressed a huge fan theory about her character on The Wiggles during a recent interview with Allure. Pictured L-R: The Wiggles members Simon Pryce, Emma Watkins, Lachlan Gillespie and Anthony Field
'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,' she began.
'Initially at the beginning [in 2012], 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.'
Surprise: After years of speculation, the 30-year-old confirmed she now wears a wig on the children's TV show, after her natural hair started to fall out while filming in 2013
Hard work: Emma revealed that despite her natural hair being curly, it was blow dried straight for her initial press photoshoot with The Wiggles in 2012 after landing the role as Emma Wiggle, and she then had to recreate the look everyday. Pictured: Emma in 2012
Emma decided to start wearing a wig because she found herself struggling to recreate her character's distinctive look for each performance.
She said: '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