John Singleton, ‘Boyz n the Hood’ director, recovering in ICU from recent stroke
John Singleton is recovering from a recent stroke, relatives of the “Boyz n the Hood” director confirmed Saturday.
“On Wednesday, April 17th our beloved son/father, John Singleton, suffered a stroke while at the hospital,” they said in a statement.
“John is currently in the ICU and under great medical care. 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,” the statement said.
Mr. Singleton’s hospitalization was first reported Friday on the blog maintained by television personality B. Scott and subsequently corroborated by several entertainment sites prior to his family’s statement.