Director John Singleton Hospitalized After Suffering A Stroke

Director John Singleton was hospitalized after suffering a stroke over the weekend. According to Deadline, the Boyz n The Hood director checked himself into Cedars Sinai after suffering from weakness in his legs. Singleton’s family reportedly said that he recently returned from a trip to Costa Rica.

Madamenoire later reported that Singleton was in ICU following the stroke. His family release a statement, which said, "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. 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 is best known for his films Poetic Justice, Higher Learning, Shaft, Four Brothers and Baby Boy.