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“Boyz n the Hood” director John Singleton is in a coma after suffering a stroke last week.
The 51-year-old director of the condition was revealed in a court filing Thursday, of his mother, Shelia Ward, who asks that she be appointed his temporary conservator to make medical and financial decisions for him.
According to the court documents, Singleton suffered a “major stroke” eight days ago. Singleton’s family had announced earlier that he had a stroke on April 17, but there was no details revealed about the severity of his condition.
FILE – In this Feb. 3, 2018 file photo, John Singleton arrives at the 70th annual Directors Guild of America Awards in Beverly Hills, California. The ‘Boyz n the Hood” director of a stroke last week and remains in hospital, according to a statement from his family.
‘BOYS N THE HOOD’ DIRECTOR JOHN SINGLETON SUFFERS STROKE: REPORT
It is not clear whether the temporary conservatorship is granted.
Singleton was nominated for an Oscar for 1991’s “Boyz n the Hood.” His other films are “Poetic Justice”, starring Janet Jackson and his recent projects include the TV series “Snow.”
A rep for Singleton not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.
Fox News’ Jessica Napoli and The Associated Press contributed to this report.