The Wiggles star Emma Watkins heartbroken over tragic loss

"Rest now little one."
Loading the player...

The Wiggles star Emma Watkins has opened up about her heartbreak after the death of her beloved pet goat, Dolce.

WATCH: Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins dons yellow for Endometriosis Awareness Month

Taking to Instagram on Thursday, a devastated Emma revealed to fans that her pet had passed away.

“I know you can’t pick favourites… but my beautiful goat Dolce was special 💛 He was so friendly, kind, caring and cheeky 🐐 Rest now little one….. miss you,” she wrote.

“Rest now little one,” Emma wrote on Instagram. (Credit: Instagram)

It’s the second heartbreaking blow for the star, who also lost another pet goat, Gigi, in September last year.

“I truly love goats,” she began in the heartfelt post about Gigi in 2020.

“It is with a heavy heart that I say goodbye to my little black goat who passed unexpectedly last week.

“He was so young and had such a beautiful spirit… little one you will be missed xx”

Her other goat Gigi passed away last year. (Credit: Instagram)

She went on to say that she had bought a new goat to keep Dolce company.

“My other goat Dolce was also heartbroken and so we had to search for a new friend and here she is, Peaches,” she wrote at the time.

She then shared a sweet snap of herself cuddled up between Dolce and Peaches.

Emma has long been known as a big fan of the farm animals to the point where she incorporateds them in her wedding to ex-husband and fellow Wiggle Lachy Gillespie in 2016.

“We’re going to have some goats at the wedding… some baby goats in the garden,” she said at the time.

Related stories