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Boyz N The Hood director John Singleton dies after stroke

Boyz N The Hood director John Singleton dies after stroke

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By Tania Snuggs, news reporter John Singleton, the Oscar-nominated director of Boyz N The Hood, has died aged 51, his family has confirmed.The American filmmaker was taken off life support earlier on Monday, almost two weeks after suffering a stroke. In a statement, his family said it was an "agonising decision, one that our family made over a number of days with the careful counsel of John's doctors".Reports on Monday morning claimed Singleton had died, but a representative had said those reports were inaccurate and that he remained on life support. Image: The director was best-known for his Oscar-nominated 1991 film Boyz N The Hood Hollywood star Samuel L Jackson paid tribute to Singleton, writing on Tw...
Boyz N The Hood director John Singleton in intensive care

Boyz N The Hood director John Singleton in intensive care

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Oscar-nominated director John Singleton is in intensive care after suffering a stroke.The 51-year-old, known for movies including Boyz N The Hood , Shaft and 2 Fast 2 Furious, became unwell on Wednesday, his family said. The filmmaker is "under great medical care", they said."On Wednesday, April 17th our beloved son/father, John Singleton, suffered a stroke while at the hospital," the family statement said."John is currently in the ICU and under great medical care. Advertisement Image: Boyz N The Hood earned him an Oscar nomination for best director "We ask that privacy be given to him and our family at this time and appreciate all of the prayers that...