Boyz n the Hood director John Singleton (51) died

John Singleton is on Monday at the age of 51 died. The American director was earlier this month hit by a severe stroke and was since then in a coma.

Singleton was on Monday of the breathing picked up, let the family know in a statement. Later in the day, gave the director his last breath. “This was a painful decision, a decision that our family the past few days made with the careful consideration of the doctors of John.”

“We are his fans, friends and colleagues are grateful for all the love and prayers in this incredibly difficult time. Also, we want all doctors to thank for the fantastic care he has received.”

Youngest nominee with Boyz n the Hood

John Daniel Singleton on January 6, 1968 born in Los Angeles. The American was to the public at large mainly known for his debut film Boyz n the Hood. For that film he got as a 24-year-old director of Oscar nominations for best director and best original script. Still, he is in both categories as the youngest nominee.

After his debuutflim worked the American, for example, to the franchise formula The Fast and The Furious, where he the second part 2 Fast 2 Furious to take over. In addition, he was also a director of Four Brothers, Baby Boy, Abduction and he was responsible for an episode of the series Empire.


Trailer Boyz N The Hood

Singleton was the father of four children

The director, who also often acted as producer and screenwriter, was married in 1996 with Akosua Busia, but that marriage did only eight months. Singleton has a total of four children: Hadar Busia-Singleton, Cleopatra Singleton, Maasai Mohandas Singleton, and Justice Maya Singleton.

After the news about the stroke of Singleton became known, got his mother Sheila Ward to the court, to the curator of her son. This is because the director on the point would have been to a number of lucrative deals. Cleopatra, the daughter of Singleton, it is not, however, agree with this approach and sees it as a plot by her grandmother in order to claim his possessions.

Comments on death

The death of director John Singleton is hard arrived in Hollywood. There is massively responded to his death via social media.

So let Oscarwinnares Regina King to know: “Rest in power, my friend. You were one of the very best ever. I thank God that he has blessed us with John Singleton. It takes me effort to find the right words to say what you means to me. I will always love you John! Your soul will always shine.”

Samuel Jackson tweets: “I mourn the loss of a true friend, John Singleton. He made the way for many young filmmakers, always stayed true to who he was and where he came from. RIP brother, you are too soon gone!”

Director Ron Howard let us know: “What a sad news. Such a good movie, and everywhere he was greatly respected. We are going to work miss.” Halle Berry would like to wish the family much strength and send them love and prayers.

Also, Jada Pinkett-Smith celebrates Singleton: “Much too early gone. We are going to miss you John, rest in love.”

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