Justin Timberlake, who has known Boss for more than 20 years, tweeted: “Hearing that someone who made a room so happy was suffering so greatly behind closed doors is heartbreaking. I’ve known Twitch for more than 20 years through the dancing community; he always made the atmosphere better. Simply put, you can never completely understand what another person is experiencing.
He said, “Look out for one another. I like the image of myself in the mirror. Take care of your people. During this trying and dreary time, I’m sending light to his lovely family. We will miss you, sir. Rest easy.
JoJo Siwa, Boss’ fellow SYTYCD judge, paid him a moving tribute on Instagram, referring to him as “forever the world’s dancing dad.”
“My heart is completely broken. Not only to me, Twitch was SO many people’s mentor and greatest friend. During the course of our collaboration on SYTYCD, he transformed into such a positive influence in my life, and I’ll never forget it. I’ve looked up to my best friend ever since I was a baby, Siwa wrote. Twitch always has the best counsel. We exchanged a TON of grins, chuckles, and even tears. Even though I am aware that you are in a better place now, we will all miss you very much. I’m sending my prayers and love to His beautiful wife and their three wonderful kids. I appreciate that you made your talent available to everyone. One day, I’m so eager to see you again (a private joke we have that I will always hold onto). Dad, the world will continue to spin. Brother, you are loved. Let Stephen Twitch Boss rest in peace.
Dancing with the Stars expert In response, Cheryl Burke shared two photos of herself with Boss on Instagram. In her piece, she commended him for “always putting a smile on my face, being so joyous, and inspiring.”
“My heart aches for @sir twitch alot, @allisonholker, and their precious family. Twitch, thank you for gracefully and enthusiastically representing the dancing community. More importantly, though, I admire you as a person. “I want to thank you for making me smile and for being so joyful all the time. May your soul rest in peace, my friend.
Channing Tatum shared a photo on Instagram with the message, “Having no words, There are none,” in relation to Boss. My heart and mind are unable to understand this. There is just too much… I’m unsure of where to begin. I treasure you. I’ll see you again, my friend. till then”
Katie Couric opined, “This is so, really sad.” She continued by writing on Instagram, “Stephen “tWitch” Boss, a popular producer, DJ, and dancer from So You Think You Can Dance, committed suicide. In his forties, he was.