There has been an outpouring of love and support for John Singleton after the legendary producer and director suffered a “mild” stroke.
John checked himself into Cedars Sinai hospital after he returned from Costa Rica because he was experiencing weakness in his leg.
John is currently in ICU and is receiving great medical care.
His family released the following statement:
On Wednesday, April 17, 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 we appreciate all of the prayers that have been pouring in from his fans, friends, and colleagues.
The Singleton Family
Hollywood has taken to social media to send up prayers for John’s full and speedy recovery.
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Been carrying the whole city on his back since day dot………… praying for you every hour on the hour God is up to something I’m going to trust and embrace every ounce of my faith in the Lord Jesus Christ!!!!!!!! #USC #Boyz #BabyBoy #LegendOfAllLegends thank you Jesus in advance for what I know you’re doing- Amen!
Prayers up to director John Singleton @SHAFT6816 . He suffered a stroke last night. This photo is from 2016 when I interviewed him at the @ABFF. John is a strong, influential voice and it matters. He is 51. Add him to your prayer list! #RolandMartinUnfiltered pic.twitter.com/YJsswPf06v
— rolandsmartin (@rolandsmartin) April 20, 2019
Prayers up for my brother John Singleton ??????
— juicy j (@therealjuicyj) April 20, 2019
Wishing Director John Singleton (age 51) a speedy recovery from his stroke.
An occasion, perhaps, for the rest of us to be amazed that human physiology works at all. pic.twitter.com/x4H1iFjvZG
— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) April 20, 2019
Get well, John Singleton! Such a generous spirit- pic.twitter.com/fgm7gTjLSG
— Guillermo del Toro (@RealGDT) April 20, 2019
Saying prayers for my brother John Singleton today. ?❤️?
— Mark Wahlberg (@markwahlberg) April 20, 2019
Sending prayers to my friend John Singleton this morning. ?? pic.twitter.com/SgIMXsvxc8
— Shaun Robinson (@shaunrobinson) April 20, 2019
Prayers up for @SHAFT6816 ????
Pull thru brother! The world needs your voice and vision. Prayers up for your family as well ????
— OMAR EPPS (@omarepps) April 20, 2019
Sending up prayers and wishing John Singleton a speedy recovery.