'At a Loss for words': Viola Davis, Quest Love mourn the death of DJ Stephen 'Twitch' Boss with heart-touching tributes
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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: In one of the most heart-breaking news coming out from the entertainment industry, renowned DJ Stephen “Twitch” Boss died of a self-inflicted gun wound at the age of 40. The news of his death was confirmed by his wife, Allison Holker Boss, in a statement given to People Magazine.
Sources close to Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) noted that the renowned DJ’s wife went to the authorities and was feeling really anxious. The sources reveal that she told LAPD that Stephen left the house without a car, which was really unusual, per TMZ. A few moments later, the paramedics received a phone call from a hotel in Los Angeles and called for a medical emergency. As soon as they reached there, they found Stephen there. The DJ was pronounced dead as soon as they checked him and revealed that he died by suicide.
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As soon as the news of his death surfaced online, all the big names from the music and Hollywood industry came forward to pay heart-warming tributes to the popular DJ. Academy Award-winning actress Viola Davis paid an endearing tribute to the musician and wrote that she is “at a loss for words right now.” The actress shared a photo of Stephen “tWitch” Boss, along with the statement. She wrote, “I’m at a loss for words right now, praying for his family and loved ones..”
Meanwhile, Academy Award-winning musician Quest Love took to Instagram and wrote a heart-wrenching tribute for the aforementioned tribute, saying that he is feeling numb after hearing the news of his death. The composer also noted that life is really fragile and no one knows “who is on the egde.”
“I have no words man. May his family find a resolution in this dark time. May we all find peace of mind in our everyday lives. Every day is a winding road and you just may never know who is on the edge. A lot of us can’t process emotions & how to deal with them. I’ll admit yesterday was rotten and every minuscule occurrence of a Murphy’s Law nature sent me spiraling,” the composer wrote on the image-sharing platform.
The musician continued by saying people should take time for themselves because “time literally heals wounds.”
He added, “Take time out for yourselves if you feel like you’re on the edge (I know most of us are confused when it comes to darker emotions like sadness and anger — both healthy to express but become problematic when your solution is to figure out how to get rid of the feelings that don’t feel good to you. Rest in melody, Twitch.”
On the other hand, Alyssa Milano simply wrote, “RIP Twitch. Damn.”
RIP TWITCH. Damn. pic.twitter.com/tF2XBhqYEI— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) December 14, 2022
Popular American journalist Katie Couric also shared a statement after DJ Twitch’s death and wrote, “So, so Sad.”
So so sad. Stephen 'tWitch' Boss, Former 'Ellen DeGeneres Show' DJ and 'SYTYCD' All-Star, Dead at 40 https://t.co/SqZzfK7XOh via @people— Katie Couric (@katiecouric) December 14, 2022
Twitch’s wife Allison Holker Boss noted that Stephen used to light up every room he stepped into and valued all the people who were close to him. In a statement shared with People Magazine, she said, “Stephen lit up every room he stepped into. He valued family, friends, and community above all else, and leading with love and the light was everything to him. He was the backbone of our family, the best husband and father, and an inspiration to his fans.”
She concluded her statement by saying, “Stephen, we love you, we miss you, and I will always save the last dance for you.”
Boss is survived by his wife Allison as well as children Zaia, 3, Maddox, 6, and Weslie, 14.