John Singleton is receiving “nice medical care” after struggling a stroke earlier this week.
The director, screenwriter and producer, maybe finest identified for making 1991 teen drama Boyz n the Hood, had a stroke whereas on the hospital on Wednesday, with editors at TMZ reporting that he sought therapy after experiencing weak spot in one in all his legs following a flight again to the U.S. from Costa Rica.
After preliminary studies of his hospitalization, a spokesperson for his household issued an announcement to replace followers on his situation.
“On Wednesday, April 17th our beloved son/father, John Singleton, suffered a stroke whereas on the hospital. John is at present within the ICU and underneath nice medical care,” they stated. “We ask that privateness be given to him and our household at the moment and recognize all the prayers which have been pouring in from his followers, associates and colleagues.”
No additional updates on Singleton’s well being got. Nevertheless, numerous celebrities have taken to social media to wish the 51-year-old a speedy restoration.
Director Guillermo del Toro shared a black-and-white portrait of Singleton on Instagram and wrote, “Get nicely, John Singleton! Such a beneficiant spirit,” whereas astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson uploaded a snap of himself with the filmmaker alongside the caption: “Wishing Director John Singleton (age 51) a speedy restoration from his stroke. An event, maybe, for the remainder of us to be amazed that human physiology works in any respect.”
Stars together with Snoop Dogg, actor Mykelti Williamson, and Boyz n the Hood actress Nia Lengthy have supplied their prayers for Singleton.
And the Snowfall co-creator was additionally despatched a notice by his colleagues on the FX community.
“We’re unhappy to study the information of John’s situation, however we all know he’s a fighter. The ideas and prayers of everybody at FX and his Snowfall household are with him and we’re hopeful for an entire and speedy restoration,” a consultant stated in an announcement.