Director John Singleton, a two-time Oscar candidate, became unconscious after a stroke a few days ago. He died at the age of 51 and his family decided to disconnect him from the device that kept him alive.
51years old John Singleton, the director we knew after the movies Boyz N the Hood, Poetic Justice, Rosewood, Shaft, Baby Boy, Prehitri and Precious, 4 Brothersand also video Don't forget the time for song Michael Jacksonhe left the hospital a few days ago for pain in his leg. He was hit by a stroke and then unconscious.
"It was a painful decision by our family to carefully consult John's physician. John died peacefully, surrounded by family and friends. once we want to thank all our fans, friends and colleagues for all the love and support you have shown us during this difficult time, ” t in his statement, his family wrote.
Singleton was nominated twice for Oscars for a film at the age of 24 Boyz N the Hood, for screenplay and directing, and so he was the youngest American African who was previously nominated for Oscar director.
He repeatedly said he had to learn to write scripts because no one else wanted to write the stories he wanted to say. He had a great influence on younger filmmakers than they didJordan PeeleinBarry Jenkins. Finally, he was preparing for the third season of the criminal series Snowfall. "I still haven't done my best job. It's still in front of me. The fact is, my movies, each one, is a different statement of my soul," he added. he said years ago.