The death of Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss spikes mental health concerns

The death of Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss, a 40-year-old dancer, and DJ has spiked a lot of mental health concerns after the Los Angeles coroner said Boss’ cause of death was suicide. Stephen “tWitch” Boss was a dancer, actor, and television personality known for his work as a recurring performer and DJ on the popular television show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”

He also appeared in several films and television series, including “Step Up 3D,” “Magic Mike XXL,” and “So You Think You Can Dance,” and has choreographed for numerous music artists and television shows. In addition to his work in entertainment, Boss was also known for his philanthropic efforts and was been involved in various charitable causes.

Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss family

Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss was married to a beautiful wife Allison Holker and was blessed with three children, Weslie Fowler, Zaia Boss, and Maddox Laurel Boss.

Statement of wife, Allison Holker to People magazine.

“It is with the heaviest of hearts that I have to share my husband Stephen has left us, 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. He was the backbone of our family, the best husband and father, and an inspiration to his fans.”

Ellen DeGeneres said;

“I’m heartbroken. tWitch was pure love and light. He was my family and I loved him with all of my heart”


Considering how a happy person Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss was, many of his fans have failed to believe that indeed he committed suicide hence the mental health concerns. A lot of concerns about mental health have then been addressed by many of his fans with many making assumptions on why he might have taken his life.

Mental health issues such as depression and stress happen to people and if not handled earlier they might lead to thoughts of suicide. tWitch’s fans have been left heartbroken with many questions on why he might have done what he did. This has spiked mental health concerns and people are urging others to be kind and reach out to friends and family because you never know what a person might be going through.

Some of his fans think that if people had reached out to him to know what was going on with him, Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss might not have done the unthinkable.

Investigators have found that on Monday morning, Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss took an Uber from his house to a motel that was less than a mile away, and he put his phone in airplane mode so that no one could find or follow him.

According to reports, Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss’ body was found by a motel employee on Tuesday morning 14th December 2022 when he had not checked out as required hence the staff had to confirm why he didn’t. He was then found dead of self-inflicted gunshot wounds. An autopsy revealed that the victim had self-inflicted gunshot wounds to the head.

Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss death has also made Tyler Perry talk about his suicide attempts. He said,

“I am a living witness you can make it through it, I am so glad that my attempts didn’t work. Rest in peace tWitch.”

Wrapping up.

Mental health awareness is required. Be kind enough to check up on your friends and family. If you feel like you have issues, talk to someone. Let us bring light into each other’s life to reduce suicide rates due to depression as a mental health issue. Do you think mental health needs to be researched more? Tell us your thoughts in the comment section.

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