Stephen “tWitch” Bossthe famous DJ on Ellen Degeneres‘talk show, is dead … and TMZ has learned it appears to be a suicide.
Law enforcement sources tell us Stephen’s wife Allison Holker ran into an LAPD station Tuesday, and she was frantic because she said Stephen had left home without his car — something that was not like him at all.
We’re told, a short time later police got a call for a shooting at an LA hotel … and they found Stephen there, dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Holker tells 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.”
She continues, “Stephen, we love you, we miss you, and I will always save the last dance for you.”
Stephen started DJing on Ellen’s show in 2014, and was with her until the show ended in May 2022. He had become an executive producer on the show in 2020.
He really got his big break in showbiz in 2008, when he was runner-up on “So You Think Can Dance.”
He went on to do some acting, landing several roles where he could show off his dance skills. Stephen Jason played in the ‘Step Up’ movie franchise, and he was also in “Magic Mike XXL.”
The last time our photogs got him out around LA was back in September, and he talked to us about life after ‘Ellen’ … sounding pretty happy to have more time with his family.
Stephen hosted several reality shows … most notably, he and Allison hosted “Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings” together on Disney+.
The couple met on the all-star season of ‘SYTYCD’ — they were both competing — and they got married in 2013. Allison and Stephen had just celebrated their 9-year anniversary this past Saturday.
They had 3 kids. Stephen was 40 years old.
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