Legendary Oscar-Nominated director John Singleton suffered a major stroke earlier this week which we now have learned left Singleton in a coma. Now, TMZ is reporting the family is in the process of establishing a conservatorship for him. Sending him all our thoughts and prayers to get well soon!
TMZ broke the story ... Singleton suffered a stroke last week after returning from Costa Rica and experienced problems with his legs. He checked himself into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A. and suffered a stroke Wednesday in his hospital room.
We know he was in the ICU as of last weekend, but family members characterized the stroke as "mild."
According to the legal docs, obtained by TMZ, John's mom, Shelia Ward, is asking a judge to appoint her temporary conservator because he is "unable to properly provide for his personal needs for physical health, food, clothing, or shelter."
His mother said, at the time hesuffered the stroke, he was engaged in several business projects and was prepared to sign a lucrative settlement agreement. She wants to handle those affairs and execute the settlement agreement.