"Been in a coma after the stroke"
"Last week, the oscar nominated director John Singleton of a stroke. "
"Now the reports on TMZ that he died after having been in a coma the last few days. "
"He was 51 years old. "
"For a little over a week and a half ago, director John Singleton to the united states after a trip to Costa Rica. After having had problems with his legs, he set himself at a hospital in Los Angeles, where he then suffered a stroke. "
"initially, it was reported that John Singleton suffered a mild stroke, but shortly thereafter came new information that he was in a coma. "
"TMZ says now that he has died after the family made the decision to turn off the life-support measures. "
"Earlier in the day, the family had gone out with a statement. "
"”It is with great sadness that we announce that our beloved son, father and friend, John Daniel Singleton to the life-sustaining measures will be turned off. This was a ångestladdat decision, a decision that our family took several days and, after careful consideration with the doctors”. "
"John Singleton made his debut as a director for the film ”Boyz n the Hood” and was in the categories of best director and best screenplay. At the time he was only 24 years old, making him the youngest person and only african-american, nominated in the category best director."
"After the ”Boyz n the Hood”, he directed Michael Jackson's music video for the song ”Remember the time”. During his career, he has also directed movies such as ”Shaft”, ”Poetic justice”, ”Four brother” and ”2 fast 2 furious”. "
"He is mourned by his mother and her seven children. "
"John Singleton became 51 years old. "