Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss was not surprised that Ellen was coming to an end

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While many fans were quite surprised to hear about Ellen DeGeneres’ upcoming 19th season, her co-host and sidekick Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss was not surprised.

The 38-year-old dancer and choreographer opened up in a new interview with Ellen about Ellen’s departure AND Canada on Thursday.

Ellen revealed on Wednesday’s episode that she always knew the 19th season would be her last, and Boss added that he’s excited to see what she’s going to do next.

Not Surprised: While many fans were quite surprised to hear about Ellen DeGeneres' upcoming 19th season, her co-host and sidekick Stephen 'tWitch' Boss was not surprised

Not Surprised: While many fans were quite surprised to hear about Ellen DeGeneres’ upcoming 19th season, her co-host and sidekick Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss was not surprised

Opening: The 38-year-old dancer and choreographer opened up about Ellen's departure on Thursday in a new interview with ET Canada

Opening: The 38-year-old dancer and choreographer opened up about Ellen’s departure on Thursday in a new interview with ET Canada

When asked what the ending of the show meant for him, Boss said, ‘It’s festive,’ adding, ‘Ellen has done some incredible, incredible things over the years.’

“ Ellen herself and the show has brought so much inspiration and changed people’s lives, and with this 19th season approaching, the final season, it’s a time to celebrate and keep doing those things too, ” he added to.

“We have another year to keep bringing inspirational stories, dancing, laughing and doing all that, and looking back,” he added.

Festive: When asked what the end of the show meant to him, Boss said, 'It's festive,' adding, 'Ellen has done some incredible, unbelievable things over the years'

Festive: When asked what the end of the show meant to him, Boss said, ‘It’s festive,’ adding, ‘Ellen has done some incredible, unbelievable things over the years’

Another year:

Another year: “We have another year to keep bringing inspirational stories, dancing, laughing and doing all that, and looking back,” he added.

‘I’m proud of my boyfriend, I’m excited for her, and I’m excited for her next chapter. And I’m excited to celebrate the show, ‘Boss said.

When asked if the announcement came as a surprise to him, tWitch added, “ No, not really, ” adding that she signed for another three years two years ago and “ this year was the third year.

Boss became Ellen’s co-host and sidekick in 2014 and he has been with her ever since, even with Ellen on her NBC series Game of Games.

Proud: 'I am proud of my girlfriend, I am excited for her and I am excited for her next chapter.  And I'm excited to celebrate the show, 'Boss said

Proud: ‘I am proud of my girlfriend, I am excited for her and I am excited for her next chapter. And I’m excited to celebrate the show, ‘Boss said

When asked how he thinks he has grown professionally, Boss said there have been “ so many different things. ”

“With my new role as co-executive producer, I feel like I’m really getting the full 360-degree experience of the show, not just in front of the camera but behind the camera,” he added.

He said it was ‘incredible’ to be part of the gatherings to decide who will be on the show and the other experiences.

Grown: When asked how he thinks he has grown professionally, Boss said there have been 'so many different things'

Grown: When asked how he thinks he has grown professionally, Boss said there have been ‘so many different things’

Experience:

Experience: “With my new role as co-executive producer, I feel like I really get the full 360 degree experience of being on the show, not just in front of the camera but behind the camera,” he added.

When asked if there will be a tWitch show in the future, which he only hosts, Boss said with a smile, “Those are the conversations we’re having right now.”

He added that he is once again a guest host for Ellen, which will air later this summer, revealing that it will be his 20th guest hosting.

‘I’m having a really good time in the chair, I’m really falling in love with the process, so absolutely,’ he said.

tWitch show: When asked if there is a tWitch show in the future, which he only hosts, Boss said with a smile, 'those are the conversations we're having now'

tWitch show: When asked if there is a tWitch show in the future, which he only hosts, Boss said with a smile, ‘those are the conversations we’re having now’

Good time: 'I'm having a really good time in the chair, I'm really falling in love with the process, so absolutely,' he said

Good time: ‘I’m having a really good time in the chair, I’m really falling in love with the process, so absolutely,’ he said

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