Filmmaker John Singleton Has Died

Oscar-nominated filmmaker John Singleton has died at 51, according to statement from family. .

The family for the filmmaker says he was taken off life support Monday after suffering a stroke almost two weeks ago. In a statement Monday, Singleton’s family said it was “an agonizing decision, one that our family made over a number of days with the careful counsel of John’s doctors.” Reports earlier in the day had said Singleton died Monday morning. But a representative for Singleton said those reports were inaccurate and that Singleton remained on life support until his passing this afternoon at the age of 51.