On Thursday, Jennifer Aniston expressed her sadness about the passing of her friend Stephen “tWitch” Boss on social media. The actress, who appeared on The Morning Show, revealed that she was heartbroken to hear that the celebrity had died at the age of 40.
In her stories, Jennifer shared a video of herself embracing tWitch and wrote, “I am heartbroken. The unconditional love and genuine joy you brought into this world will be greatly missed. Rest in peace, great soul.”
According to the coroner’s office, the former “So You Think You Can Dance” contestant and DJ on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” died by suicide on December 13. The case file for his death has since been closed.
tWitch is survived by his wife Allison, two of their children, Maddox and Zaia, and a stepdaughter named Weslie. Allison confirmed his death in a statement, saying, “Whenever Stephen walked into a room, he was like a beacon of light. Above all, he valued his family, friends, and the town where he lived. To him, leading with love and light was everything.”
She went on to say that Stephen was the foundation of their family and was an exemplary husband and father. She concluded by saying that Stephen’s positive influence would be felt long after he was gone, and requested privacy for their family during this difficult time.
Allison closed her statement by saying, “We love you, we miss you, and I will always save the last dance for you.”