Allison Holker mourns husband Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss in Instagram … – USA TODAY

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Just over a week after Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss’ death by suicide, Allison Holker his  wife shared her heartbreak Wednesday over her late husband’s death in a new Instagram post.

“My ONE and ONLY,” she captioned their selfie, which showed her resting her head on Stephen “tWitch” Boss’ shoulder, the pair sporting smiles. “Oh how my heart aches. We miss you so much,” she added.

Boss, choreographer, DJ and co-host of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” died Dec. 13 by suicide at a hotel, according to a report from the Los Angeles medical examiner. 

He was 40.

“Stephen lit up every room he stepped into,” Holker wrote in a statement the following day.

Boss, known as “tWitch” on DeGeneres’ long-running syndicated daytime talk show, joined the show as a guest DJ in 2014 before becoming a permanent fixture and later being named the show’s co-executive producer in 2020.  (“Ellen” ended its 19-year run in May.) 

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As of Thursday the post had drawn more than 62,000 comments, including a heartfelt response from DeGeneres.

“There is so much love coming to you. I hope you can feel it,” the talk show host posted.

Derek Hough responded, “We love you Ally. We all have you ??.”

‘Thinking of you and your Family and sending my love and strength to you,” ?️??️,” Naomi Campbell posted.

The “So You Think You Can Dance” alums were married in 2013 and have three children including son Maddox, 6, and daughter Zaia, 3. Holker also has a 14-year-old daughter, Weslie Fowler, from a previous relationship, who Boss adopted.

“Stephen, we love you, we miss you, and I will always save the last dance for you,” Holker said after his death.

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