Stephen “tWitch” Boss dies of suicide at the age of 40

Stephen “tWitch” boss passed away at the age of 40.

His wife, Allison Holkerconfirmed his death to PERSONS in an exclusive statement, however TMZ was the first to break the sad news. Both outlets say Stephen died of an apparent suicide.

“It is with a heavy heart that I have to announce that my husband Stephen has left us. Stephen lit up every room he entered. He valued family, friends, and community above all else, and leading with love and light was everything to him. He was the backbone of our family, the best husband and father and an inspiration to his fans.”

allison added:

“To say he left a legacy would be an understatement and his positive impact will continue to be felt. I’m sure not a day will go by that we don’t honor his memory. We ask for privacy at this difficult time for me and especially for our three children.”

Allison and Stephen have three children together, 14-year-old Weslie, 6-year-old Maddox and 3-year-old Zaia.

US dancers Allison Holker (2nd L), Stephen “tWitch” Boss (R) and their family attend the fan premiere of “Illumination” and “Minions: The Rise of Minions” on June 25, 2022 in Hollywood, California Gru” from Universal Pictures. (Photo by VALERIE MACON/AFP) (Photo by VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images)

Stephen was better known in the entertainment industry as Twitch. In 2014, he took on a DJ position on the Ellen DeGeneres talk show. By 2020, he was named executive producer. He stayed with the show through its finale in May.

Stephen first gained visibility in 2008 when he wowed audiences as a contestant So you think you can dance. The judges named him second place in season four, but he later returned as an All-Star nominee.

Allison and Twitch met in the All-Star Season of SYTYCD as competitors. They got married in 2013.

Earlier this year, Twitch returned to the show again, but this time as a judge.

Furthermore ellen and sytycd, Stephen also added actor and presenter to his resume. He appeared in several climb up movies & Magic Mike XXL, and also hosted shows like Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons.

Several reports say Stephen “tWitch” boss died of suicide

His wife did not provide any information about the cause of death. However, as mentioned, several outlets have claimed that Twitch died of suicide. Prosecution sources told TMZ that Allison arrived at a Los Angeles police station on Tuesday (December 15) “distraught” at Stephen leaving home without his car – an unusual move.

Shortly thereafter, police received a call about a medical emergency at a Los Angeles hotel. Police reportedly discovered Stephen’s body during investigations. Officials pronounced the famous dancer dead at the scene “from an obviously self-inflicted gunshot wound.”

Fans, friends and industry peers offer their condolences on the death of tWitch

During their free time, tWitch and Allison also entertained crowds online with their choreographed dances. Sometimes their children joined in. The latest dance video was uploaded to Allison’s Facebook page just two days ago.

She concluded her statement of his death with a reference to her dancing.

“Stephen, we love you, we miss you and I will always save the last dance for you,” Allison said.

The couple also recently celebrated their ninth wedding anniversary.

Since the news broke, fans, friends and industry peers have expressed their condolences, including Ellen and Jada Pinkett Smith.


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