Prayers up, Oscar nominee John Singleton reportedly had a stroke. He is allegedly hospitalized.

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TMZ reports, “The legendary director and screenwriter is in the hospital … we’ve learned he checked himself in earlier this week after experiencing weakness in his leg. A family member tells TMZ, John had flown back from Costa Rica and the plane flight may have triggered the medical emergency. We’re told doctors are performing tests and also doing rehab. The stroke was described to us as ‘mild.’”

“Think Like a Man” director Tim Story wrote on Instagram, “Praying for my LA bro!!!”

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Praying for my LA bro!!!! 🙏🏾

A post shared by Tim Story (@timkstory) on Apr 20, 2019 at 7:23am PDT

Snoop Dogg also wrote, “Pray 4 my brother.”

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Pray 4 my brother 🙏🏽👊🏿✨💙. @johnsingleton

A post shared by snoopdogg (@snoopdogg) on Apr 20, 2019 at 3:57am PDT

Singleton is known for films 1991’s “Boyz n the Hood,” which earned him Oscar nomination for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay. He was the youngest filmmaker to be nominated in those categories. He was also the first African American to be nominated for Best Director.

The 51-year-old has also directed episodes of “The People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story,” “Empire,” and “Billions.”

We hope he gets better soon.


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John Singleton Reportedly Had A Stroke

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