According to a report published on Friday, Stephen “tWitch” boss left a suicide note in which he vaguely alluded to old difficulties he faced.
Law enforcement resources It was reported by TMZ The beloved “Ellen DeGeneres Show” DJ left the note in her Los Angeles motel room, where she put her phone on airplane mode to make sure worried family and friends couldn’t find it.
It’s a vague nod to past struggles, according to the publication, which notes that it’s unclear exactly what he’s referring to.
According to TMZ, the 40-year-old father of three appears to have taken an Uber from his home early Monday morning to the Oak Tree Inn motel, located less than a mile from his $4 million home in Encino.
Unable to reach him, his wife, Allison Holker—a dancer who met the Boss in “So You Think You Can Dance”—ran furiously to the LAPD precinct to report his unusual behavior.
A motel worker found her body on Tuesday.
Los Angeles County Medical Examiner confirmed the cause of death “no signs of play” such as a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. The case is officially closed.
Boss and Holker recently celebrated their ninth wedding anniversary.
They had three children: Zaia, 3, Maddox, 6, and Wesley, 14, Holker’s daughter from a previous relative, whom Boss adopted.
“Stephen lit up every room he stepped into,” Holker said in a heartbreaking statement confirming her husband’s death.
“He valued family, friends and community above all else, and leading with love and light was everything to him. He was the support of our family, the best husband and father, and a source of inspiration for his fans.”
If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts or are experiencing a mental health crisis and live in New York City, call 1-888-NYC-WELL for free, confidential crisis counseling you can call If you live outside the five boroughs, you can call the 24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 or go to SuicidePreventionLifeline.org.