A tragic loss. Full Home’s Jodie Sweetin bought emotional whereas grieving the lack of pal Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss simply hours after the announcement of his demise at age 40.
“I’m nonetheless in a number of shock,” Sweetin informed Leisure Tonight on Wednesday, December 14, including that Boss — with whom she went to varsity — was “such a expertise and such an incredible, heat, great coronary heart. He might be enormously missed.”
TMZ reported earlier on Wednesday that Boss’ spouse, Allison Holker, contacted officers on the Los Angeles Police Division on Tuesday, December 13, after discovering that the DJ had left their residence with out his automobile. After receiving a later name for a capturing at an L.A. resort, police discovered Boss lifeless by reported suicide.
Holker later confirmed the So You Suppose You Can Dance alum’s demise in a heartbreaking assertion.
“It’s with the heaviest of hearts that I’ve to share my husband Stephen has left us,” the dancer, 34, mentioned in a press release to NBC Information. “Stephen lit up each room he stepped into. He valued household, pals and group above all else and main with love and lightweight was every thing to him. He was the spine of our household, the most effective husband and father, and an inspiration to his followers.”
She continued, “To say he left a legacy could be an understatement, and his constructive affect will proceed to be felt. I’m sure there received’t be a day that goes by that we received’t honor his reminiscence. We ask for privateness throughout this tough time for myself and particularly for our three youngsters.”
Holker concluded her assertion with a message to her late husband: “Stephen, we love you, we miss you, and I’ll at all times save the final dance for you.”
Boss and Holker tied the knot in 2013 and shared three children: Holker’s daughter from a earlier relationship, Weslie, 14 — whom the choreographer adopted — son Maddox, 6, and daughter Zaia, 3.
On Wednesday, Sweetin informed ET that her daughter Zoie, 14, is shut with Boss and Holker’s eldest daughter and that she had reached out to Holker to supply her condolences. (The Fuller Home alum shares Zoie with ex Cody Herpin and a second daughter, Beatrix, 12, with ex Morty Coyle.)
“Our children went to high school collectively and he and I went to varsity collectively,” she shared. “I simply texted her, I don’t anticipate something in return, however I simply need her to know she’s liked.”
Boss first rose to stardom after showing on SYTYCD in 2008 earlier than becoming a member of The Ellen DeGeneres Present because the in-house DJ from 2014 to its remaining episode in Could 2022. The Alabama native later collaborated with the 64-year-old former speak present host once more for the NBC sport present Ellen’s Recreation of Video games.
Shortly after information of his demise broke, DeGeneres toalright to social media to pay her respects to the freestyle dancer and beloved colleague.
“I’m heartbroken. tWitch was pure love and lightweight,” the Discovering Dory star wrote through Instagram. “He was my household, and I liked him with all my coronary heart. I’ll miss him. Please ship your love and help to Allison and his lovely youngsters — Weslie, Maddox and Zaia.”