Ace American movie director and first black filmmaker to be nominated for an Oscar, John Singleton is dead. He passed on at the age of 51.
Recall the director suffered a major stroke a few weeks ago causing him to be placed on life support at the hospital.
On Monday, his family took off life support and he passed a few hours later.
The family via a statement confirmed his passing writing; “We are sad to relay that John Singleton has died. John passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family and friends.
“We want to thank the amazing doctors at Cedars-Sinai Hospital for their expert care and kindness and we again want thank all of John’s fans, friends and colleagues for all of the love and support they showed him during this difficult time,” Singleton Family.
Singleton got nominated for an Oscar for the movie “Boyz n the Hood,” back in 1991.
He is survived by five children.