Mother of Steven “tWitch” Boss Connie Boss Alexandershared a heartbreaking tribute to her late son.
“Oh, if only I could send FT to heaven…,” Alexander signed a tribute post on Instagram on Wednesday, December 21. The social media upload included a photo from a FaceTime conversation between The Boss and his mother before his passing.
Us weekly confirmed that So you think you can dance The alum committed suicide on December 14 at the age of 40. Two days later, Alexander took to Instagram to talk about his loss.
“Family and friends, thank you for all the love, prayers and support,” she wrote on Instagram on Friday, December 16. “Please know that I see all messages, texts, posts and phone calls. I can’t use words right now. Please know that I will lend a hand when I can.”
She added: “Stephen Laurel, your mother loves you forever and beyond. 💙 💔”.
boss wife Allison Holker also paid tribute to the late dancer shortly after the news of his death hit the headlines.
“It is with a heavy heart that I must share that my husband Steven has left us,” the 34-year-old choreographer said at the time. “Stephen lit up every room he entered. He valued family, friends, and community above all else, and leadership with love and light was everything to him. He was the pillar of our family, the best husband and father, and an inspiration to his fans.”
Holker, who married Boss in 2013, praised his impact on those around him. “To say he left a legacy would be an understatement and his positive impact will continue to be felt,” she continued. “I am sure that not a day will go by that we do not honor his memory. We ask for privacy during this difficult time for me and especially for our three children. Steven, we love you, we miss you, and I will always save the last dance for you.”
Dancing with the Stars Alum later reflected on Boss’s death during her return to social media.
“My ONLY and ONLY Oh, how my heart hurts. We miss you so much,” she wrote along with an Instagram selfie of the couple on Wednesday.
The duo met while working on season 7 of the series. So you think you can dance in 2010. After three years of dating, Holker and Boss got married in 2013. They added son Maddox to their family in 2016 and daughter Zaya in 2019. Step Up 3D the actor also adopted his wife Wesley’s 14-year-old daughter from a previous relationship.
If you or someone you know is experiencing emotional distress or contemplating suicide, call Lifeline for suicides and crises in 988.
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