Social media has erupted with shout-outs and prayers for the director, who is reportedly at Cedars Sinai.
The Singleton family has issued a statement. “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.”
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.