Family members have agreed to take John Singleton off of life support
Singleton was dealing with many health conditions over the past few months. More recently, he had a stroke that is said to have put him in a coma.
Rumors spread that he had passed away but his family announce that the rumors were false but that he would taken off life support. Since then he as been pronounced dead.
His family stated that,”Like many African Americans, Singleton quietly struggled with hypertension. More than 40% of African American men and women have high blood pressure, which also develops earlier in life and is usually more severe. His family wants to share the message with all to please recognize the symptoms by going to Heart.org.” They added, “We who have grown up with John, made movies with him, sailed with John and laughed with John, know the universe of calm and creativity he created for so many. Now in the wake of his death, we must navigate the storm without him. It is, for us, heartbreaking.”