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'tWitch' Is All Smiles In His Last TikTok Posted Two Days Before Suicide

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By Kelly Coffey-Behrens on December 14, 2022 at 11:07 AM EST

The world was shocked when news broke this morning regardingStephen ‘tWitch’ Boss.

The beloved DJ and dancer, who rose to fame after coming in second place on "So You Think Can Dance" and thanks to his time on "The Ellen DeGeneres" show, died by suicide. He was 40 years young.

According to reports, 'tWitch''s wife Allison Holker ran frantically into an LAPD station Tuesday, informing them her husband had left home without his car, which is something that was out of character. Shortly after, police responded to a call at an L.A. hotel, where they found Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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tWitch Posted To TikTok Two Days Ago

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The "So You Think Can Dance" star was very active on social media, even posting a TikTok video just two days ago.

'tWitch' shared a reel of himself dancing, all smiles, with his wife of nine years, former "Dancing With the Stars" pro Allison Hoker, and his child, Zaia.

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After the news broke, fans quickly went to his TikTok page and began commenting on his latest video. "The news can't be true. ????," one user wrote. "PLEASE TELL ME ITS NOT TRUE ?," another said.

Another fan pointed out that social media isn't all that it seems as 'tWitch' was seen smiling and dancing in the TikTok video just two days ago. "Rest in peace!!! How is this real. I woke up to the news. Just goes to show social media is not what it seems and people can be secretly struggling."

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Former "Dancing With the Stars" pro Allison Holker met Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss when they both competed on the all-star season of "So You Think Can Dance." The two got married in 2013 and had just celebrated their 9-year anniversary this past Saturday.

'tWitch' shared a TikTok video of the two sharing a beautiful kiss before moving out of the screen and showing a photo from their wedding day.

Fans quickly commented on this video after hearing the news as well. "I’m devastated hearing the news this morning. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ??," one fan wrote.

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"He was so positive and loved his dances! You just never know what he was going through. ? devastating to find out it was just days away from this," another commented.

Who Was Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss?

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Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss rose to fame after coming in second place on "So You Think Can Dance." He then went on to work on "The Ellen DeGeneres" show, where he quickly became a fan-favorite.

He also previously co-hosted "Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings" with his wife and appeared in many popular films and shows such as "Magic Mike XXL", "Modern Family" and "Step Up All In."

'tWitch' and Holker share three children together -- Zaia, 3, Maddox, 6, and Weslie, 14.

If you or someone you know is dealing with mental health struggles or suicidal thoughts, contact 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline for help.

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