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‘Ellen’ scandal puts pressure on late tWitch DJ, says pal Todrick Hall
Todrick Hall said his friend Stephen “tWitch” Boss — the DJ who committed suicide on the “Ellen DeGeneres Show” last month — was under a lot of stress because The scandal surrounding his boss’ “toxic workplace.”.
In 2020, DeGeneres was anonymously accused of allowing several former employees to engage in “racism, fear and bullying” on set. The shocking news sparked a wave of criticism online, some of which was aimed at Bosch, who stood next to the talk show host.
“People look at him like, ‘Why are you still rooting for this woman,'” RuPaul’s Drag Race judge Page Six told him. “I think he’s under a lot of pressure.”
Hall speculates that the digital backstab may have had an effect on the boss’s mental state in the months leading up to his death.
“I don’t know what happened to his life that May [have led] He made that decision, but I understand it. Now, when I’m online on certain days like I am now, there’s only so much one can take if I’m in the wrong situation where this abuse goes on for years and years and years and years and years.
“He was just a guy who was always there for me. He was also kind and down to earth. He visited my house a few times and we made videos together on TikTok,” Hall said of his late colleague.
On December 13, the “Prom Prom” judge died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds and was found dead in a Los Angeles hotel room on December 13 at the age of 40.
He became a DJ on The Ellen Show in 2014 and a co-executive producer on the show in 2020.
DeGeneres announced in the spring of 2022 that she would be ending her talk show after 19 years, saying she had decided to leave the show before the scandal broke. She filmed her final episode on April 28.
Boss is survived by his wife Allison Holker, 34, and two children, Maddox, 6, and Zaia, 3. He also adopted Holker’s 14-year-old daughter, Weslie, from a previous relationship.
DeGeneres mourns the “Magic Mike XXL” star in an Instagram video.
“Everyone is suffering and trying to understand it – we’ll never understand it. Yes, I think Christmas is hard, but I think the best thing we can do is laugh, hug, play games, dance and Singing. He… we do what he likes.
Hall’s New Reality Show “WeHo’s Real Friends” Airs every Friday at 9 p.m. on MTV. The series also stars Dorión Renaud, Curtis Hamilton, Brad Goreski, Joey Zauzig and James Vaughn.