Stephen “tWitch” Boss, best known as the dancing DJ and Renowned Ellen Show DJ, has died by apparent suicide aged 40.
The dancer, choreographer, actor and executive producer died by suicide on Tuesday December, 13 as confirmed by his wife Allison Holker-Boss.
“It is with the heaviest of hearts that I have to share my husband Stephen has left us. Stephen lit up every room he stepped into. 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,” Read a statement from Allison in part.
According to a Los Angeles County medical examiner and as first reported by TMZ, tWitch died in a Los Angeles hotel room.
Ellen tweeted on Wednesday 14th December and said she was “heartbroken” at the news. She described the American freestyle hip-hop dancer and actor as “pure love and light”. “He was my family, and I loved him with all my heart,” she wrote.