“Boyz n Hood” director John Singleton is in a coma after having a stroke last week.
The 51-year-old director’s license was revealed in a court starting Thursday from her mother Shelia Ward, requesting that she be appointed as her temporary conservator to make medical and financial decisions for him.
According to court documents, Singleton suffered a “big stroke” eight days ago. The Singletons family had previously announced that he had a stroke on April 17, but there were no details revealed about the severity of his condition.
FILE – In this February 3, 2018 file photo, John Singleton comes to the 70th Annual Director’s Guide of the America Awards in Beverly Hills, California. “The Boyz n de Hood” director suffered a stroke last week and remains hospitalized, according to a statement from his family.
“BOYS N THE HOOD” DIRECTOR JOHN SINGLETON SUFFERS STROKE: REPORT
It is not clear about the temporary the conservation has been granted.
Singleton was nominated for an Oscar for the 1991 “Boyz n Hood”. His other films include “Poetic Justice” with Janet Jackson, and his latest project includes the TV series “Snowfall.”
A rep for Singleton did not immediately respond to Fox Newss’s request for comment.
Fox News & # 39; Jessica Napoli and The Associated Press contributed to this report.