Stephen “tWitch” Boss Says He Can’t Really Talk About The Ellen DeGeneres Rumors, But Says There’s “Been Love”
There have been many famous people who have jumped to the defense of Ellen DeGeneres over accusations that she’s meaner than mean. Which of course directly contradicts what has been alleged by past and present employees, who spoke to BuzzFeed about the toxic workplace culture at Ellen. Hmmm…so who to believe? The people who get invited to Ellen’s house for wine and expensive snacks, or the people who dodge her ass in the halls. Well, one current employee has decided to speak out, and that would be Ellen’s sidekick, her DJ Stephen “tWitch” Boss.
Us Weekly spoke with tWitch from home, where he’s been hanging out for the past several months, due to Ellen’s COVID-19 restrictions. He was asked directly about the situation surrounding all the rumors of workplace shittiness, which he should technically be familiar with, considering he’s been Ellen’s DJ and sometime dance partner since 2014. tWitch isn’t quite fully pulling an, “I Stand By Ellen” (sorry, Portia), but he’s not jeopardizing his job either. He says:
“We can’t speak too much legally about it, but I’ll say this, there’s been love. Obviously there’s some things to address, but from my standpoint and from countless others, there’s been love. I’ll just leave it at that until there’s a time where we can address more publicly. There’s been love and there will continue to be love.”
tWitch’s mention of not being able to speak about any of this for legal reasons might be due to an NDA he signed, or it could be due to the workplace investigation being conducted by WarnerMedia.
It’s not that surprising that tWitch would come out as Team Ellen (with a small side of acknowledging and sort-of confirming the allegations). tWitch has previously called Ellen his “friend,” and wished her what appears to be a very sincere birthday greeting back in January. So when tWitch says there’s been love, and that there will continue to be love, it’s believable. Or tWitch is truly terrified of Ellen’s wrath. Who knows!
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And a very happy birthday to my friend that keeps us kind, laughing, and on our toes (those scares come out of nowhere). Thank you for the smiles kindness and joy you put into the world. Love you much and cheers to many more @theellenshow #birthday #ThisIsAnOldPic #WeLookHappy #Well #EllenLooksHappy #ThisPicPrecedesOneOfTheMostPainfulExperiencesIveHad #ThatsAlsoWhyEllenIsGrinningSoBig #Waxed #OneAndDone #NeverAgain #LetItGrow 🤣❤️
If I were tWitch, all the talk about Ellen being evil would have me questioning why she was nice to me in the first place. Does she show love so that he never says, “Fuck it” and quits, even though his vacant position could easily be filled with an iPod on shuffle? Is she only keeping him around because she needs to see the fear in a human employee’s eyes, and the emotionless face of modern technology just doesn’t give her the same sadistic buzz? I’m sure he’s not legally allowed to discuss that.