Released on Saturday, the family said in their statement that the director was now in the ICU and was receiving "great medical care". At the following year's Academy Awards, Singleton was nominated for both Best Director and Best Screenplay.
The producer, director, and screenwriter checked himself into the hospital when he experienced weakness in his leg while returning back from Costa Rica.
TMZ reports that the stroke was "mild" and that doctors are now performing tests.
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Singleton became the first black filmmaker to receive an Oscar nomination when he was cited for his debut feature, "Boyz N the Hood", set in his native Los Angeles and released in 1991.
Hollywood celebrities took to social media to send Singleton well wishes. They include Snoop Dogg, who starred in Singleton's cult classic Baby Boy alongside Taraji P. Henson, Ving Rhames and Tyrese Gibson, actress Viola Davis, actor Omar Gooding, among many others.
While Juicy J wrote: "Prayers up for my brother John Singleton".
"Pray 4 my brother @johnsingleton (sic)", he captioned an Instagram photo of the pair.
He is the co-creator and executive producer of the cocaine crime-drama Snowfall which was renewed past year for a third season.