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John Singleton Hospitalized Following Stroke

John Singleton Hospitalized Following Stroke

“Boyz n the Hood” director John Singleton suffered a stroke last week and remains hospitalized, according to his family.

Read on to get more details on John Singleton, 51, who suffered a stroke while at the hospital…

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In a statement released Saturday, John Singleton‘s family announced that the 51-year-old filmmaker was in ICU and “under great medical care.”

The statement reads as follows:

On Wednesday, April 17th our beloved son/father, John Singleton, suffered a stroke while at the hospital. 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.

According to WTHR, John Singleton checked himself into Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, after complaining of ”weakness” in his leg after flying home from Costa Rica.

At the time, it was claimed that he had suffered a “mild” stroke.

Since the news of Singleton’s ill health broke, many of his famous friends, including the rappers Snoop Dogg and Juicy J, have sent their prayers and well-wishes.

Snoop shared a picture of the pair on Instagram and wrote:

Pray 4 my brother. @johnsingleton (sic)

Whilst Juicy wrote:

Prayers up for my brother John Singleton.

Nia Long – who played Brandi in ‘Boyz n the Hood’ – added to Twitter:

Praying hard this morning for my friend @johnsingleton PULL THROUGH BABY. (sic)

His most recent work has included executive producing the FX drama series ‘Snowfall’.

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