Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss, ‘Ellen’ show’s dancing DJ, dies at 40


              FILE - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, practices her dance moves with DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a break in the taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in New York on Sept. 8, 2015. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
            
              FILE - Weslie Fowler, from left, Maddox Laurel Boss, Allison Holker, and Stephen "tWitch" Boss appear at the premiere of "Spider-Man: No Way Home" on Dec. 13, 2021, in Los Angeles. Stephen Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance” has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - Stephen "tWitch" Boss appears at the FOX 2022 Upfront presentation in New York on May 16, 2022. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance” has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, practices her dance moves with DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a break in the taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in New York on Sept. 8, 2015. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
            
              This photo provided by Warner Bros. Pictures shows, Stephen "tWitch" Boss as Malik, in Warner Bros. Pictures', "Magic Mike XXL." Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (Claudette Barius/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
            
              FILE - In this photo released by Warner Bros., talk show host Ellen DeGeneres embraces Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Michael Rozman/Warner Bros., File)
            
              FILE - Stephen "tWitch" Boss presents the award for top Latin artist at the Billboard Music Awards in Los Angeles on Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
            
              FILE - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, practices her dance moves with DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a break in the taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in New York on Sept. 8, 2015. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
            
              FILE - Weslie Fowler, from left, Maddox Laurel Boss, Allison Holker, and Stephen "tWitch" Boss appear at the premiere of "Spider-Man: No Way Home" on Dec. 13, 2021, in Los Angeles. Stephen Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance” has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - Stephen "tWitch" Boss appears at the FOX 2022 Upfront presentation in New York on May 16, 2022. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance” has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, practices her dance moves with DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a break in the taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in New York on Sept. 8, 2015. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
            
              This photo provided by Warner Bros. Pictures shows, Stephen "tWitch" Boss as Malik, in Warner Bros. Pictures', "Magic Mike XXL." Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (Claudette Barius/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
            
              FILE - In this photo released by Warner Bros., talk show host Ellen DeGeneres embraces Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Michael Rozman/Warner Bros., File)
            
              FILE - Stephen "tWitch" Boss presents the award for top Latin artist at the Billboard Music Awards in Los Angeles on Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
            
              FILE - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, practices her dance moves with DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a break in the taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in New York on Sept. 8, 2015. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
            
              FILE - Weslie Fowler, from left, Maddox Laurel Boss, Allison Holker, and Stephen "tWitch" Boss appear at the premiere of "Spider-Man: No Way Home" on Dec. 13, 2021, in Los Angeles. Stephen Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance” has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - Stephen "tWitch" Boss appears at the FOX 2022 Upfront presentation in New York on May 16, 2022. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance” has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, practices her dance moves with DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a break in the taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in New York on Sept. 8, 2015. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
            
              This photo provided by Warner Bros. Pictures shows, Stephen "tWitch" Boss as Malik, in Warner Bros. Pictures', "Magic Mike XXL." Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (Claudette Barius/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
            
              FILE - In this photo released by Warner Bros., talk show host Ellen DeGeneres embraces Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Michael Rozman/Warner Bros., File)
            
              FILE - Stephen "tWitch" Boss presents the award for top Latin artist at the Billboard Music Awards in Los Angeles on Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
            
              FILE - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, practices her dance moves with DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a break in the taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in New York on Sept. 8, 2015. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
            
              FILE - Weslie Fowler, from left, Maddox Laurel Boss, Allison Holker, and Stephen "tWitch" Boss appear at the premiere of "Spider-Man: No Way Home" on Dec. 13, 2021, in Los Angeles. Stephen Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance” has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - Stephen "tWitch" Boss appears at the FOX 2022 Upfront presentation in New York on May 16, 2022. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance” has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, practices her dance moves with DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a break in the taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in New York on Sept. 8, 2015. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
            
              This photo provided by Warner Bros. Pictures shows, Stephen "tWitch" Boss as Malik, in Warner Bros. Pictures', "Magic Mike XXL." Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (Claudette Barius/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
            
              FILE - In this photo released by Warner Bros., talk show host Ellen DeGeneres embraces Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Michael Rozman/Warner Bros., File)
            
              FILE - Stephen "tWitch" Boss presents the award for top Latin artist at the Billboard Music Awards in Los Angeles on Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
            
              FILE - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, practices her dance moves with DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a break in the taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in New York on Sept. 8, 2015. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
            
              FILE - Weslie Fowler, from left, Maddox Laurel Boss, Allison Holker, and Stephen "tWitch" Boss appear at the premiere of "Spider-Man: No Way Home" on Dec. 13, 2021, in Los Angeles. Stephen Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance” has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - Stephen "tWitch" Boss appears at the FOX 2022 Upfront presentation in New York on May 16, 2022. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance” has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, practices her dance moves with DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a break in the taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in New York on Sept. 8, 2015. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
            
              This photo provided by Warner Bros. Pictures shows, Stephen "tWitch" Boss as Malik, in Warner Bros. Pictures', "Magic Mike XXL." Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (Claudette Barius/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
            
              FILE - In this photo released by Warner Bros., talk show host Ellen DeGeneres embraces Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Michael Rozman/Warner Bros., File)
            
              FILE - Stephen "tWitch" Boss presents the award for top Latin artist at the Billboard Music Awards in Los Angeles on Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
            
              FILE - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, practices her dance moves with DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a break in the taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in New York on Sept. 8, 2015. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
            
              FILE - Weslie Fowler, from left, Maddox Laurel Boss, Allison Holker, and Stephen "tWitch" Boss appear at the premiere of "Spider-Man: No Way Home" on Dec. 13, 2021, in Los Angeles. Stephen Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance” has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - Stephen "tWitch" Boss appears at the FOX 2022 Upfront presentation in New York on May 16, 2022. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance” has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, practices her dance moves with DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a break in the taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in New York on Sept. 8, 2015. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
            
              This photo provided by Warner Bros. Pictures shows, Stephen "tWitch" Boss as Malik, in Warner Bros. Pictures', "Magic Mike XXL." Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (Claudette Barius/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
            
              FILE - In this photo released by Warner Bros., talk show host Ellen DeGeneres embraces Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Michael Rozman/Warner Bros., File)
            
              FILE - Stephen "tWitch" Boss presents the award for top Latin artist at the Billboard Music Awards in Los Angeles on Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
            
              FILE - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, practices her dance moves with DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a break in the taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in New York on Sept. 8, 2015. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
            
              FILE - Weslie Fowler, from left, Maddox Laurel Boss, Allison Holker, and Stephen "tWitch" Boss appear at the premiere of "Spider-Man: No Way Home" on Dec. 13, 2021, in Los Angeles. Stephen Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance” has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - Stephen "tWitch" Boss appears at the FOX 2022 Upfront presentation in New York on May 16, 2022. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance” has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, practices her dance moves with DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a break in the taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in New York on Sept. 8, 2015. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
            
              This photo provided by Warner Bros. Pictures shows, Stephen "tWitch" Boss as Malik, in Warner Bros. Pictures', "Magic Mike XXL." Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (Claudette Barius/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
            
              FILE - In this photo released by Warner Bros., talk show host Ellen DeGeneres embraces Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Michael Rozman/Warner Bros., File)
            
              FILE - Stephen "tWitch" Boss presents the award for top Latin artist at the Billboard Music Awards in Los Angeles on Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
            
              FILE - In this photo released by Warner Bros., talk show host Ellen DeGeneres embraces Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Michael Rozman/Warner Bros., File)
            
              FILE - Stephen "tWitch" Boss presents the award for top Latin artist at the Billboard Music Awards in Los Angeles on Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
            
              FILE - In this photo released by Warner Bros., talk show host Ellen DeGeneres embraces Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif. Boss, a longtime DJ and co-executive producer on the talk show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and former contestant on the dance competition show, “So You Can Think You Can Dance”  has died at the age of 40. (Photo by Michael Rozman/Warner Bros., File)
            
              FILE - Stephen "tWitch" Boss presents the award for top Latin artist at the Billboard Music Awards in Los Angeles on Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss, ‘Ellen’ show’s dancing DJ, dies at 40