Director John Singleton Suffers Stroke, Now Hospitalized
Prayers are going out for Director John Singleton. According to reports, the director, who is the brains behind projects like “Boyz In The Hood” and “Poetic Justice”, is hospitalized after having a mild stroke.
One his family members said it’s suspected that’s Singleton’s flight from Costa Rica possibly sparked an issue with the director’s health, according to reports.
In the most recent update, doctors were doing tests and conducting rehab treatment for Singleton.
He’s certainly a pillar in the African-American film industry. He got his start with 1991’s “Boyz In The Hood,” which earned him two Oscar nods, one for Best Director and another for Best Original Screenplay. He made history as the youngest filmmaker for nominations in each category.
His other projects include Michael Jackson’s “Remember the Time”, “Poetic Justice”, “Rosewood,” “Shaft,” “2 Fast 2 Furious,” and “Four Brothers”, “The People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story,” “Empire,” and “Billions.”
Lately, he’s been instructing a Film and Culture at USC, where he graduated from.
Prayers for Singleton’s speedy recovery!
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