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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss, was found dead from a gunshot wound in Oak Tree Motel in LA, which is a 15-minute walk from his home at about 11.15 am Tuesday, December 13. The DJ on ‘The Ellen Degeneres Show’ died by suicide. He was married to Allison Holker and was a father to three children. In an interview from a month ago, tWitch and Alison both claimed that they were planning to have yet another child.

The 40-year-old DJ celebrated his wedding anniversary with his wife Allison Holker, 34, three days before killing himself. In his most recent interview with the ‘Jennifer Hudson Show’ in November, where he was accompanied by his wife, the couple confirmed that they were planning to have another child. Alison quipped, “I think we would love to start trying for another one.” tWitch quickly chimed in and said, “I love the little babies, I love them. It’s a constant conversation.” The freestyle hip-hop dancer, choreographer, and actor was the runner-up on the American version of ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ where he met his wife.

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tWitch was a father to three children – Zaia, 3, Maddox Laurel, 6, and Weslie Renae, 14, who was born in Alison’s previous relationship but adopted by Stephen. In an Instagram post made this November on Thankgiving, Allison and Boss wrote, “HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM THE BOSS FAMILY 2022!!!” He continued, “Being a wife and mother to this family is just the best gift I could ever ask for in this life!! I am grateful for our families love, joy and health and hope to be able to keep spreading love!!


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tWitch worked on the hit Ellen show from 2014 and was made executive producer in 2020 until it ended in 2022. Remembering the family man for what he was, heartbroken Allison told People, “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. To say he left a legacy would be an understatement, and his positive impact will continue to be felt. 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 especially for our three children. Stephen, we love you, we miss you, and I will always save the last dance for you.”


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