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Tributes and tributes have been pouring in on social media for Stephen “Twitch” Boss.
tWitch, who became famous as a DJ on the “Ellen DeGeneres Show,” has died by suicide. His wife Alison Holker Boss confirmed the news. Boss said in a statement obtained by NBC News, “I have to share my heart with my husband Stephen.”
Jennifer Lopez, Channing Tatum, former first lady Michelle Obama, Viola Davis, Jada Pinkett Smith and Yvette Nicole Brown are among the celebrities sharing their memories and expressing their condolences.
“Deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Stephen ‘Twitch’ boss, who I have known for years through the Let’s Move! initiative and my visits to The Ellen Show,” Obama said. He wrote In one post. “My heart goes out to his wife Alison and his three children during this difficult time.”
“I’m at a loss for words right now, I’m praying for his family and loved ones,” Davis wrote on Instagram.
Former Miami Heat player Dwyane Wade as well He shared a tribute video. When he found himself dancing with the dead boss.
“Anyone associated with tWitch will be hurt to hear this news today,” Wade wrote. “Thank you for spending this time with you in your light.”
Channing Tatum shared the honor with a shirtless photo of himself and his boss.
“I have no words. Nothing. My head or my heart can’t comprehend this,” Tatum captioned the image. “There’s so much… I don’t know where to start. I love you, see you again, my friend. Until then.”
Pinkett Smith posted a group photo of herself with tWitch and actor Donald Glover on Instagram. The three starred together in “Magic Mike.” “We had so many great times on the set of ‘Magic Mike.’ He was so sweet, kind and generous,” she said in a statement.
tWitch was known for competing on the dance show “So You Think You Can Dance,” Brown tweeted, “This news breaks my heart. I’ve loved him since #SYTYCD. He was always so happy and full of life.”
Jennifer Lopez shared photos with Derek Hough, Neo and Twitch, who were guest judges on “World of Dance,” while others were regular judges on the show.
“Twitch was such a light and beautiful soul. I’m shocked and saddened. My heart goes out to @sir_twitch_alot, his wife and children,” the singer wrote in the caption. “Sending love and strength.”
“So you think you can dance,” judge Mary Murphy said in part of the statement. When I first met him, there was just something about him. His eyes lit up so much I blinked at him. His smile lit up. Every time he stepped on the stage, you lifted the stage!”
Questlove posted a tribute on Instagram saying, in part, “I have no words. May the family find a solution in this dark time.”
He used the opportunity to advocate for empathy and self-care.
“Every day is a winding road and you never know who’s on the edge. “Many of us can’t deal with emotions and how they feel,” Questlove said.
He encouraged people to “take time for yourself and sit quietly with people. Time literally heals wounds.”
Sports commentator Emmanuel Acho He posted a video on Twitter. His and Twitch were laughing so hard they were crying and throwing up after Acho revealed to the professional dancer that he only had one dance move.
“You’ll be missed,” Acho captioned the video. “Thank you for always laughing with me and making me laugh.”
tWitch guest starred on an episode of “Modern Family,” and show alum Julie Bowen said on Instagram, “It’s like getting a visit from the sun.”
“His brilliance, joy and kindness filled every room he entered,” she said.
Kalen Allen posted a moving tribute on Instagram after working with tWitch on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”
“God knows my heart stops because I’ve never had a friend like you. No words, dance or performance can adequately capture how amazing your existence was to me and the world.”
“The world has lost a bright light,” actress Kerry Washington said on Instagram and encouraged people to seek mental health resources when needed.
“Bridesmaids” and “Ghostbusters” director Paul Feig wrote on Twitter“Completely devastated by this news. Stephen was such a wonderful loving soul, full of joy and positive energy.”
Blogger Perez Hilton said. Twitter Twitch’s death was “very sad.”
It’s on TwitterKatie Couric called the news “very sad”.