A tragic loss. Stephen “tWitch” Boss was found by resort employees at Los Angeles’ Oak Tree Inn after his dying, Us Weekly can verify.
The previous Ellen DeGeneres Present DJ — who died by suicide on Tuesday, December 13, at 40 — checked into the resort on Monday, December 12, a supply instructed Us. When Boss didn’t take a look at the next morning, employees members made repeated makes an attempt to contact him by knocking on his door. Administration later entered his room, noticed his physique and instantly known as the police.
In keeping with TMZ, Boss’ spouse, Allison Holker, instructed legislation enforcement officers on Tuesday that her husband had left their house with out his automotive, which was uncommon conduct for him. Paramedics have been known as to the Oak Tree Inn shortly thereafter.
Holker, 34, — who wed the tv character in 2013 — addressed the tragedy in an announcement to Individuals on Wednesday, December 14.
“It’s with the heaviest of hearts that I’ve to share my husband Stephen has left us. Stephen lit up each room he stepped into. He valued household, buddies and group above all else and main with love and lightweight was all the things to him. He was the spine of our household, one of the best husband and father and an inspiration to his followers,” she mentioned.
The Dancing With the Stars professional continued: “I’m sure there gained’t be a day that goes by that we gained’t honor his reminiscence. We ask for privateness throughout this troublesome time for myself and particularly for our three kids. Stephen, we love you, we miss you and I’ll at all times save the final dance for you.”
The couple shared three kids — Maddox, 6, Zaia, 3, and Weslie, 14, Holker’s daughter from a earlier relationship whom Boss adopted.
Simply days earlier than the hip hop dancer’s dying, he and Holker celebrated their ninth anniversary.
“Completely happy anniversary my love @allisonholker #9years ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️,” he wrote through Instagram on Saturday, December 10, alongside pictures from the marriage day.
The duo met as All Stars on season 7 of So You Suppose You Can Dance in 2007.
“From the primary week of SYTYCD as All Stars, I believed he was the cutest man ever,” Holker instructed Dance Spirit journal in August 2012. “His character was so enjoyable.”
Members of the SYTYCD household shared messages of affection and assist after the California native’s passing.
“This may’t be actual. Allison, I’m sending you and your stunning kids a lot love. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️,” Maddie Ziegler, who judged So You Suppose You Can Dance: The Subsequent Technology in 2016, commented on the final Instagram video Holker posted of her and Boss.
Season 10 alum Jenna Johnson shared a video of her and the DJ dancing through her Instagram Story. “Might you endlessly be dancing in heaven and sporting that smile that lit up the world,” she wrote.
Boss additionally obtained a tribute from Ellen DeGeneres, who he labored with for eight years on her daytime discuss present.
“I’m heartbroken. tWitch was pure love and lightweight,” the comic, 64, captioned an Instagram photograph of her hugging the choreographer. “He was my household, and I cherished him with all my coronary heart. I’ll miss him. Please ship your love and assist to Allison and his stunning kids — Weslie, Maddox and Zaia.”
In case you or somebody you realize is in emotional misery or contemplating suicide, name the 988 Suicide & Disaster Lifeline at 988.