Allison Holker Talks Mourning Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss’ Death

Thanking his supporters. Allison Holker spoke out two months after her husband, Stephen “tWitch” Boss, died, explaining that she and her household wish to proceed to deliver pleasure to individuals regardless of Boss’ dying by suicide in December.

“I simply wish to say thanks for all love and assist you guys have despatched to me and my household at the moment,” the Minnesota native, 35, stated in a video by way of Instagram on Saturday, February 18. “It has been very difficult and emotional, however you guys have introduced a lot hope and inspiration to us by sharing tales and reminiscences and moments and completely different ways in which Stephen impacted your life. It’s introduced us a lot hope and inspiration.”

Holker — who married Boss in 2013 — continued: “He was somebody that was simply lovely, and he lived his life from love and he made you’re feeling a sure approach. My household and I’ve all the time stated that we wished to guarantee that our function was lived out by bringing pleasure to individuals, pleasure to individuals’s houses, from dance or love — and that’s not going to alter for us. It’s going to really feel slightly bit completely different, however we all know that that’s our function, and we’ll nonetheless do this to this present day.”

She added that she needs her late husband’s reminiscence to stay on. “I hope that we are able to keep in mind the sensation that he gave us and do not forget that we are able to nonetheless transfer from there. We will nonetheless transfer and select love, and we are able to nonetheless select grace and we are able to nonetheless select kindness,” Holker reminded viewers. “And I’ll all the time be there for you guys, and I recognize you guys being there for us at this second. It goes a very far approach for us, so thanks. And I hope you guys keep in mind how particular you might be and the way a lot of an affect you make around the globe and proceed to maneuver from there. We love you guys.”

The Dancing With the Stars alum and Boss shared son Maddox, 6, and daughter Zaia, 3. Boss additionally adopted Holker’s daughter Weslie, 14, from a earlier relationship.

Whereas mourning the dying of her husband, who died at age 40, Holker has additionally begun a authorized battle for his property. The Ellen Degeneres Present character died and not using a will.

“This has been a troublesome course of for Allison, however she’s assured it should all work out ultimately and that the youngsters shall be taken care of,” a supply solely revealed within the newest difficulty of Us Weekly.

“Anybody who knew Stephen would let you know his spouse and children had been his No. 1 precedence,” the insider added, noting that the So You Suppose You Can Dance alum “completely … would have wished” his spouse to acquire entry to the property. “There’s each confidence the courts will comply with do the best factor and provides her half his property,” the supply stated.

Holker and Boss initially met in 2010, once they had been each tapped as “All-Star” mentors on So You Suppose You Can Dance season 7. The pair rapidly sparked a romantic connection, getting engaged in June 2013. Holker and Boss wed that December.

The Alabama native’s dying got here simply 9 days after the dancers celebrated their ninth marriage ceremony anniversary in December 2022.

Since then, Holker has solely briefly spoken out about her husband in public. “My ONE and ONLY Oh how my coronary heart aches. We miss you a lot,” she captioned a selfie with Boss one week after his dying.

She posted a gushing tribute the next month. “To my husband, greatest good friend, babe, Chee-chalker, Superman and father of my youngsters I LOVE YOU FOREVER and ALWAYS!” she captioned a photograph slideshow of comfortable moments with the Star Search alum. “We’ll perpetually keep in mind you because the true beacon of sunshine that you simply had been and we are going to proceed to forged your mild and love all through the world. Thanks for our unbelievable reminiscences and our lovely life shared collectively.”

Her February publish comes one week after a Celebration of Life memorial honoring Boss. Holker was praised by attendee Derek Hough.

“As we speak we honored and celebrated our expensive good friend. The love felt within the room was palpable, the speeches had been pure and the celebration of his life was a rollercoaster of feelings,” the World of Dance alum wrote by way of Instagram on Sunday, February 12. “I’ve a lot admiration for @allisonholker demonstrating grace, power and braveness throughout this extremely troublesome time. Thanks for permitting us to share this susceptible second all collectively. We love you tWitch.”

In case you or somebody you recognize is in emotional misery or contemplating suicide, name the 988 Suicide & Disaster Lifeline at 988.