Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss, the longtime DJ and executive producer on Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show, has died, according to his wife.
Boss died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to TMZ
The medical examiner said that Boss was pronounced dead just before 11:30 a.m. local time on Tuesday in Encino. Online records list the place of death as a “hotel/motel.”
He was 40 years old.
Stephen “tWitch” Boss, the famed 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 — around 11:15 AM — paramedics got a call for a medical emergency at an L.A. hotel … and they found Stephen there, dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Holker tells TMZ, “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.”
She continues, “He was the backbone of our family, the best husband and father, and an inspiration to his fans. To say he left a legacy would be an understatement, and his positive impact will continue to be felt. I am certain there won’t be a day that goes by that we won’t honor his memory.”
Concluding, “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.
Strange. tWitch apparently posted the following video two days before he allegedly fatally shot himself: