Wednesday, November 29, 2006

In the Wiggles' World

November 29, 2006 - 2:41PM

Popular children's entertainers The Wiggles will announce changes to their line-up tomorrow amid growing concerns over the health of Yellow Wiggle Greg Page.

The Wiggles have scheduled a ''major announcement'' in Perth tomorrow ahead of the start of their new national tour.

The announcement relates to ''members of the group'', said Australia's highest-earning entertainers, comprising Page, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field and Murray Cook.

It follows reports of a mystery illness suffered by Page, 34, who has been undergoing medical examinations since June after experiencing bouts of fainting and lethargy.

Since a double hernia operation in December last year, Page has often been absent from the veteran children's supergroup, handing yellow skivvy-wearing duties to understudy Sam Moran....

The complete article can be read here.

I feel like I felt when Sesame Street's Mr. Hooper died. Of course, Greg hasn't died and could always come back. And I know I'm overly attached to a character on television just because he has been a very fond part of Sam's early childhood. But still...I can't help but feel a bit sad. Like the end of an era has come to pass.

(Thanks for the heads up Clare.)


AJW5403 said...

That really does make me sad. It will not be the same with out Greg.

Jill said...

Poor Greg:( It's like trying to replace a Beatle or Freddy Mercury. It's just not right...

Anonymous said...

It's really tough because he's the lead singer. Greg is the man. Regardless, I hope he is able to get the rest he needs and gets better soon.

Mrs. Fun said...

theres his personal message if you haven't seen it. takes a while to load.