Oscar-nominated director John Singleton is in intensive care after struggling a stroke.
The 51-year-old, recognized for motion pictures together with Boyz N The Hood , Shaft and a pair of Quick 2 Livid, turned unwell on Wednesday, his household stated.
The filmmaker is “beneath nice medical care”, they stated.
“On Wednesday, April 17th our beloved son/father, John Singleton, suffered a stroke whereas on the hospital,” the household assertion stated.
“John is at the moment within the ICU and beneath nice medical care.
“We ask that privateness be given to him and our household presently and recognize the entire prayers which have been pouring in from his followers, pals and colleagues.”
Singleton has additionally directed episodes of Billions and The Folks v OJ Simpson.
Following information of the stroke, pals and colleagues despatched their greatest needs.
Rapper Snoop Dogg shared an image of the pair collectively on Instagram, writing: “Pray four my brother.”
Brian Koppelman, the co-creator of Billions, stated working with him had been a “profession spotlight”.
Chicago Fireplace co-creator Derek Haas stated: “John Singleton is an excellent human. Get effectively!”
Actress Nia Lengthy wrote: “Praying onerous this morning for my good friend @johnsingleton PULL THROUGH BABY.”
LA-born Singleton’s movies typically cope with themes of inner-city violence.
His 1991 movie Boyz N The Hood earned him an Academy Award nomination for greatest director, making him the primary African American nominee and the youngest ever.