Stephen "tWitch" Boss, the long-running and much-loved dancing DJ on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and a former "So You Think You Can Dance" contestant, died by suicide at the age of 40. Allison Holker Boss, his wife, confirmed his death in a statement released on Wednesday. Many actors around the world who watched the show are heartbroken by this news. Even Indian television actors like Munmun Dutta, Niti Taylor, Munmun Dutta and Karanvir Bohra shared a goodbye post for ‘tWitch’
Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan actress Niti Taylor shared a post on her Instagram story where she wrote ‘RIP’ with a broken red heart and a picture of Stephen ‘tWitch’.
Not just Niti, but even Shararat fame Karanvir Bohra shared a post that ‘tWitch’ had shared on his social media himself before committing suicide. The quote was about reminders of life and how you should not give up on life and always trust the universe as it's doing something for your own fulfilment.
After reading his quote Karanvir couldn’t believe that the DJ committed suicide and wrote in the caption “After posting something like what drove you to commit suicide tWitch? Rest in peace, hope your soul fulfilled all it had to (folded hands).”
Even Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah actor Munmun Dutta was in disbelief after hearing the news and shared a picture on her Instagram of the late Dj and actor Stephen ‘tWitch’ and wrote in the caption “I am beyond shocked with this news. Beyond! One of the nicest talented personalities. Seen his journey from SYTYCD to Ellen’s show. Always happy and fun. I am shocked! Devastated!
Ellen DeGeneres announced the news on Twitter, along with a photo of the two hugging backstage and tweeted “I'm heartbroken. tWitch was pure love and light. He was my family, and I loved him with all my heart. I will miss him. Please send your love and support to Allison and his beautiful children - Weslie, Maddox, and Zaia.”
For those who are unaware, the dancer-DJ has also appeared in films such as "Step Up: All In" and "Magic Mike XXL," as well as Disney+'s "The Hip Hop Nutcracker," which was released this year. He was also a runner-up on "So You Think You Can Dance" and later served as a judge on season 17 of the dance competition show.