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"She asked me to marry her": Purple Wiggle Lachy Gillespie and Dana Stephensen are engaged.

Purple Wiggle Lachy Gillespie and his girlfriend Dana Stephenson have announced they’re engaged.

The happy couple shared the news in an Instagram post alongside a cute family photo.

“On Thursday night, Dana asked me to marry her at home under a fairy light sky and and a very excited little boy in a beautiful bow tie,”  Lachy wrote.

 

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On Thursday night, Dana asked me to marry her at home under a fairy light sky and a very excited little boy in a beautiful bow tie ✨

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Dana, a mum-of-one and a senior artist for the Australian Ballet, also shared the news on her Instagram account, saying both she and Lachy proposed to each other.

“At the end of our summer holidays, I walked into the most beautiful surprise – a room filled with the most incredible flowers and Lachy singing at his piano and then asking me to marry him. It was such a surprise and so special,” she said.

“It was something very meaningful for us to both have the opportunity to propose to one another, each in our own way. Last week, with the most beautiful (and excited!) little boy by my side in a special bow tie, it was our time to ask Lachy our special question – and it was so, so wonderful.”

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Dana and Lachy met while on set recording a segment for The Wiggles. Back in December, 2019, Lachy shared a photo of the first time he and Dana met to celebrate their first anniversary, which showed the pair front and centre with The Wiggles and other ballerinas.

Lachy separated from his ex-wife Emma Wiggle in August 2018. They have remained close since the split and continue to work together.

Emma was quick to publicly congratulate the couple, commenting on the post with three purple hearts. Anthony Wiggle also offered congrats, with a row of red posts.

Congratulations!

Feature image: Instagram/@dana_stephensen.