On Wednesday, April 17th movie director John Singleton suffered a stroke.
He was the first black filmmaker to receive an Oscar nomination. It was for his movie Boyz N the Hood.
In a statement from his family they confirm the stroke and request privacy. On Wednesday, April 17th our beloved son/father John Singleton suffered a stroke while at the hospital. We ask for privacy and appreciate all of the prayers that have been pouring in from his fans, friends and colleagues.