“Boyz n the Hood” director John Singleton is in a coma after struggling a stroke final week.
The 51-year-old director’s situation was revealed in a court docket submitting Thursday from his mom, Shelia Ward, who’s requesting she be appointed his short-term conservator to make medical and monetary choices for him.
In response to court docket paperwork, Singleton suffered a “main stroke” eight days in the past. Singleton’s household had beforehand introduced that he had a stroke on April 17, however there had been no particulars revealed in regards to the seriousness of his situation.
‘BOYS N THE HOOD’ DIRECTOR JOHN SINGLETON SUFFERS STROKE: REPORT
It is not clear whether or not the short-term conservatorship has been granted.
Singleton was nominated for an Oscar for 1991’s “Boyz n the Hood.” His different movies embrace “Poetic Justice,” starring Janet Jackson, and his latest initiatives embrace the TV collection “Snowfall.”
A rep for Singleton didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.
Fox Information’ Jessica Napoli and The Related Press contributed to this report.