“So You Think You Can Dance” alum Allison Holker paid tribute to her late husband and longtime dance accomplice, Stephen “Twitch” Boss, on Wednesday, a couple of week after he died.
“My ONE and ONLY Oh how my heart aches. We miss you so much,” Holker wrote on Instagram in her first public assertion since saying the beloved dancer and TV character’s loss of life.
The put up accompanied a candy picture of Holker together with her husband, who rose to fame on “SYTYCD” and served as DJ and govt producer for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” She acquired loads of superstar help on the put up and notched greater than 1.4 million likes on it by Thursday.
“There is so much love coming to you. I hope you can feel it,” wrote DeGeneres, who individually saluted her late colleague final week.
“Sending so much love and healing to you and your family,” added “The Vampire Diaries” alum Nina Dobrev.
“Holding you and your family in our thoughts and sending so much love your way,” wrote two-time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank.
Boss was discovered lifeless at a motel in Encino on Dec. 13, and the 40-year-old’s loss of life was dominated a suicide by the Los Angeles County coroner the subsequent day.
“It is with the heaviest of hearts that I have to share my husband Stephen has left us,” Holker stated in her first assertion. “Stephen lit up every room he stepped into. He valued family, friends and community above all else and leading with love and light was everything to him. He was the backbone of our family, the best husband and father, and an inspiration to his fans.”
Boss and Holker each competed on Fox’s actuality competitors “SYTYCD” and bonded over their love of the artwork kind. Boss, who specialised in hip-hop, and Holker, who excelled in modern jazz, celebrated their ninth wedding ceremony anniversary earlier this month and unfold pleasure by continuously posting movies of themselves dancing collectively on social media. The couple, who shared three youngsters, additionally featured their household shenanigans on their YouTube channel.
“I am certain there won’t be a day that goes by that we won’t honor his memory. We ask for privacy during this difficult time for myself and especially for our three children. Stephen, we love you, we miss you, and I will always save the last dance for you,” Holker stated final week.
The couple have been reportedly creating and producing a number of TV initiatives for HGTV earlier than Boss’ loss of life, together with overseeing the development of a Malibu Barbie Dream Home.
The husband-and-wife crew additionally appeared in an episode of the community’s “House Party” and Holker hosted HGTV’s “Design Star: Next Gen, a competition series on which Boss was a guest judge.
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Occasions workers writers Christi Carras and Alexandra Del Rosario contributed to this report.