On December 14, 2022, Stephen “tWitch” Boss’s wife, Allison Holker, released a statement to People, announcing the death of her husband. Her statement read: “It is with the heaviest heart that I have to share that my husband Stephen has left us. Stephen illuminated every room he entered. He valued family, friends and community above all else and leading with love and light meant everything to him. He was the backbone of our family, the best husband and father, and an inspiration to his fans,” he said.
“To say that he left a legacy would be an understatement, and his positive impact will continue to be felt,” he continued. “I’m sure not a day will go by that we don’t honor his memory. We ask for privacy during this difficult time for me and especially for our three children.” Closing her statement, she addressed her late husband: “Stephen, we love you, we miss you and I will always save the last dance for you.”
What was Ellen’s reaction to tWitch’s death?
On December 14, 2022, Ellen posted on her Instagram, a heartfelt tribute to the DJ of his program. She wrote: “I am heartbroken. tWitch was pure love and light. He was my family and I loved him with all my heart. I will miss it. Send her love and support to Allison and her beautiful children: Weslie, Maddox and Zaia.”
Warner Bros. Television Group, the studio behind the Ellen DeGeneres Show also released a statement: “We are shocked and heartbroken by the tragic news of the passing of Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss. tWitch was a multifaceted talent and an integral part of The Ellen DeGeneres Show and our Warner Bros. Television Group family. He had the ability to bring communities of people together every day to share joy and laughter. Most importantly, he was a loving friend, husband, and father. We extend our deepest condolences and condolences to his family, friends, and fans.”
As Ellen’s talk show came to an end in May 2022, tWitch opened up about the show’s impact on her life. “I’m feeling all the things, but what I’m feeling mostly is gratitude and thankfulness because, I mean, you can see this atmosphere that’s here that’s come through because you also had the courage to step up and be your authentic self.” he told the host. tWitch first appeared in The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2014 and was promoted to full-time DJ. In 2020, he became one of the show’s executive producers. > He continued: “I’m so grateful that I was able to be a part of this and be a part of this family.”
in a Video Montage from the DJ as the show came to a close, Ellen warmed to their friendship. “Over a decade ago, I met someone who changed my life and our show,” the “Ellen” alum said at the time, before telling her DJ: “I love you so much and it’s been an emotional week. … You always make me smile and laugh. And anyway, we prepared something to show you how much we love you here.” She also added that they “bonded by learning to dance together. When he’s not here, for whatever reason, he’s just different. She continued: “I count on him to watch and do silly jokes, and he’s my friend, you know, he’s my partner because we have this connection, so just looking at him and it makes me laugh. He really, really makes me laugh. “I love you, tWitch, and we say that to each other every day when we say goodbye after the show. We both say, ‘I love you.’
Boss also participated in the fourth season of So you think you can dancewhere he ranked second, and appeared in movies like 3D magnification Y Magic Mike XXL. The Sunday before his death, he and his wife, also a dancer who appeared in So you think you can dance posted a video of themselves dancing in front of their Christmas tree on her Instagram on Sunday. The couple also uploaded an Instagram celebrating their ninth wedding anniversary earlier this week. In allison’s post, wrote: “Saying YES to @sir_twitch-alot has been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made!! I feel so blessed and loved!! I love you baby and I will never take you or OUR love for granted! I LOVE YOU.”