The world is mourning the loss of Stephen “tWitch” Boss, known for his work as a DJ and executive producer of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
The former So You Think You Can Dance contestant passed away at the age of 40 on Tuesday. He was found dead in his Los Angeles hotel room from a self-inflicted gunshot. Boss leaves behind his wife, Allison Holker, and three children.
Several notable athletes took to social media to express their condolences and sorrow over Boss’ untimely passing.
Cleveland Cavaliers star Kevin Love has been a major advocate for mental health and seeking help throughout his playing career. On his Instagram story, the 2016 NBA Champion wrote, “Everyone is going through something that you can’t see. Be kind. Reach out. Spread LOVE.”
Former Miami college football player and WWE wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson offered condolences and also stressed “You never know what’s happening between the ears.”
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New York Giants legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Strahan, tennis icon Billie Jean King also shared heartfelt messages, with King reminding those who struggle to seek support through hotlines:
Dwyane Wade, a three-time NBA Champion, posted a video of him and Boss dancing together on Ellen’s show.
Boss was also featured on the game show, Ellen’s Game of Games. He also co-hosted Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings with Holker. He had appearances in the 2007 comedy films Blades of Glory (starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder) and Hairspray (2007).WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.