Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss, DJ on ‘Ellen’, dies at 40: reports –

Stephen “Twitch” Boss, seen here on “Ellen’s Game of Games,” has reportedly died. (Mike Rozman/Warner Brothers/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

(NEXSTAR) – Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss, a dancer and television personality perhaps best known as the DJ and co-host of Ellen DeGeneres’ former talk show, has died, TMZ first reported Wednesday morning.

Boss, 40, reportedly left home Tuesday without his car, prompting his wife to contact the Los Angeles Police Department, law enforcement sources said. TMZ. He was later found dead in a Los Angeles hotel, the sources said.

An LAPD representative told Nexstar that the department was aware of the report. The boss’s wife, Allison Holker, later confirmed her husband’s death to Peoplealthough she did not reveal the circumstances surrounding his death.

β€œIt is with the heaviest heart that I have to share that my husband Stephen has left us,” she told the outlet, in part.

Holker also asked for privacy amid the loss of her family.

Stephen “tWitch” Boss, seen here alongside Ellen DeGeneres in “Ellen’s Game of Games,” also appeared in movies like “Step Up 3D” and “Magic Mike XXL.” (Mike Rozman/Warner Brothers/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Boss had appeared regularly on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” since 2014, often as a DJ, but also as the show’s host when DeGeneres was away. He had been an executive producer on the show from 2020 to 2022.

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