Connie Boss Alexander, Stephen “tWitch” Boss‘ mother, has expressed her gratitude for the outpouring of condolences following her son’s death on Tuesday at the age of 40.

Connie Boss Alexander thanked her family and friends on Thursday for their support, prayers, and words of encouragement. She frequently appeared with her kid on the Ellen show and attended events with him.

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She wrote, “Please know I see all the messages, texts, posts and the phone calls. I can’t use words right now. Please know I will reach out when I can.”

Alexander ended by addressing her late son in her final words and pleading with her fans to “please keep us in prayer.”

She wrote, “Stephen Laurel, your mother loves you to eternity and beyond.”

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Boss left a suicide note at the scene of his death, according to the police, TMZ reported on Friday. The message made general references to difficulties he had previously encountered.

Stephen Boss, better known as DJ tWitch, finished second on the eighth season of So You Think You Can Dance in 2008. Since 2014, he had been a regular on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, which he continued to do until its end in 2022. In addition, Boss and his wife Allison hosted Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings from 2018 to 2020. He also appeared in Ellen’s Game of Games.

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DJ Stephen tWitch Boss’ wife Allison Holker, 34, recalled the moments leading up to his death and said that he left home unexpectedly, something he had never done before. Stephen’s home was close to the hotel, only a few minutes away. When his wife asked the police for assistance, they got a call from the hotel where Stephen’s body was discovered by the police.

Boss is survived by his wife Allison Holker and three daughters Zaia, Maddox, and Weslie.