Reposted from @blacklikevanilla - Sending love, light, and healing energy to director #JohnSingleton and his friends and family. Singleton went into a coma eight days after suffering a massive stroke. #StayStrong , King. We are all thinking of you, hoping you pull through! 💪🏾 #BlackLikeVanilla
From USA Today: “" #BoyzNTheHood " director John Singleton is in a coma, eight days after the 51-year-old suffered a stroke, the Associated Press reports, citing court papers his family filed.
On Thursday, Singleton's mother, Shelia Ward, filed a request to become his temporary conservator to make medical and financial decisions for him while he is incapacitated.
It's not clear whether the temporary conservatorship has been granted.
Per the documents, Singleton is currently at a hospital in the Los Angeles area.
His family revealed over the weekend the director suffered a stroke. "On Wednesday, April 17th our beloved son/father, John Singleton, suffered a stroke while at the hospital. John is currently in the ICU and under great medical care," said the statement, provided to USA TODAY Saturday by spokesperson Shannon Barr. "We ask that privacy be given to him and our family at this time and appreciate all of the prayers that have been pouring in from his fans, friends and colleagues." Singleton was nominated for two Oscars for 1991's "Boyz n the Hood." His other films include " #PoeticJustice ," starring Janet Jackson, and his recent projects include the TV series " #Snowfall ."” - #regrann 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾