Ellen’ DJ Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss Dies By Suicide At 40!

At the age of 40, Stephen “tWitch” Boss committed suicide.

In an exclusive statement to PEOPLE, Boss’ wife, Allison Holker Boss, 34, says, “It is with the heaviest of hearts that I have to disclose my husband Stephen has departed us.” “Stephen brought light into every space he entered.

Above all else, he treasured his family, friends, and community. He believed that the best way to lead was to lead with love and light. He served as the foundation of our family, was the best husband and father, and served as an example to his followers.”

“To say he left a legacy would be an understatement, and his positive impact will continue to be felt,” she continued. “I am certain there won’t be a day that goes by that we won’t honor his memory. We ask for privacy during this difficult time for myself and our three children.”

Allison concluded by leaving her spouse a message. She said, “Stephen, we love you, we miss you, and I will always save the last dance for you.”

Before finishing second place on Star Search, Boss gained notoriety as a participant in MTV’s The Wade Robson Project. In 2008, he participated in So You Think You Can Dance, finishing the season as runner-up and returning as an All-Star. When the program came again in 2022, he served as a judge.

Boss debuted as a guest DJ on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2014. He eventually established himself as a regular character on the show, and in 2020, he was promoted to co-executive producer.

In the past, Allison and the late celebrity co-hosted Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings. Additionally, he appeared in many well-known movies and TV shows, such as Step Up All In, Modern Family, and Magic Mike XXL.

 

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On-screen, the Boss, shared entertaining dance videos on social media with his wife, Allison, who also participated in SYTYCD. In their dance video clips, their kids would frequently join the couple.

Boss leaves behind his wife, Allison, and three children: Weslie, 14; Maddox, 6; and Zaia, 3.

This story is still developing.

Please dial 988 to reach the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, text “STRENGTH” to the Crisis Text Line at 741741, or visit 988lifeline.org if you or someone you know is thinking about taking their own life.

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