John Singleton, Oscar-Nominated Director, May Have Suffered A Stroke

John Singleton, whose Boyz n the Hood remains one of the definitive movies of the 1990s, may have suffered a stroke and is hospitalized.Social media has erupted with shout-outs and prayers for the director, who is allegedly at Cedars Sinai.

His current condition is unknown.Singleton was nominated for two Oscars – Best Director and Best Original Screenplay – for Boyz n the Hood, becoming the youngest filmmaker to be nominated in those categories.He also directed Michael Jackson’s video for “Remember The Time.” His other credits include Rosewood, Shaft, 2 Fast 2 Furious, and Four Brothers.In TV, Singleton directed “The People vs.

Oj Simpson: American Crime Story,” and episodes of “Empire,” and “Billions.”

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