Tyler Perry discusses his previous suicide attempts as he mourns Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss.

Following the death of Stephen “tWitch” Boss, Tyler Perry is speaking out about his own mental health past.

Boss, a professional dancer, actor, and former “Ellen DeGeneres Show” DJ and co-executive producer, committed suicide on Tuesday at the age of 40.

Perry paid tribute to Boss in a poignant Instagram video captioned “Life” on Thursday.

“I, like the rest of the world, am shocked by Stephen Boss’s death, tWitch,” Perry stated. “I’ve only met him a few times. He was constantly full of life, and he appeared to be such a light.”