'Boyz n the Hood' director John Singleton in coma after suffering 'major stroke'
"Boyz n the Hood" director John Singleton is in a coma after suffering a stroke last week
The 51-year-old director's condition was revealed in a court filing Thursday from his mother, Shelia Ward, who is
According to court documents, Singleton suffered a "major stroke" eight days ago. Singleton's family had previously announced that he had a stroke on April 17, but there were no details revealed about the seriousness of his condition
FILE – In this Feb. 3, 2018 file photo, John Singleton arrives at the 70th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. The "Boyz n the Hood" director suffered a stroke last week and remains hospitalized, according to a statement from his family.
'BOYS N THE HOOD' DIRECTOR JOHN SINGLETON SUFFERS STROKE: REPORT
Singleton was nominated for an Oscar for 1991's "Boyz n the Hood." His other films include "Poetic Justice," starring Janet Jackson, and his recent projects include the TV series "Snowfall."
A rep for Singleton did not immediately respond to Fox News's request for comment
Fox News' Jessica Napoli and Associated Press contributed to this report