John Singleton has suffered a stroke … relations inform TMZ.
The legendary director and screenwriter is within the hospital … we’ve discovered he checked himself in earlier this week after experiencing weak spot in his leg. A member of the family tells TMZ, John had flown again from Costa Rica and the aircraft flight could have triggered the medical emergency.
We’re advised medical doctors are performing assessments and likewise doing rehab. The stroke was described to us as “mild.”
As you understand, Singleton is iconic within the leisure business … hitting like thunder along with his directorial debut … “Boyz n the Hood” again in 1991. He was nominated for two Oscars — Best Director and Best Original Screenplay. He was the youngest filmmaker to get nominations within the 2 classes.
He had shut ties with the Jackson household, directing Michael Jackson‘s music video, “Remember the Time” and directing Janet Jackson in “Poetic Justice.” His different credit embrace “Rosewood,” “Shaft,” “2 Fast 2 Furious,” and “Four Brothers.”
Singleton obtained accolades for steering “The People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story,” “Empire,” and “Billions.”
Snoop Dogg is asking individuals to hope for John.
John has been instructing at his alma mater just lately … USC Film School. He’s instructing a course titled “Film and Culture.”
The 51-year-old additionally co-created “Snowfall,” which chronicles the crack epidemic within the 1980s in Los Angeles.