John Singleton in a Coma After Suffering Stroke John Singleton is currently in a coma after suffering a stroke on April 17th, his mother, Sheila Ward has petitioned the court for a temporary conservatorship due to his inability to provide for his personal needs. Ward says that Singleton is currently involved in several deals, including a very big settlement and Ward is asking for the conservatorship in order to sign the deal. Singleton suffered a stroke after going to the hospital last week for his legs being weak. Several celebrities have asked for prayers for the director, including Snoop Dogg, Omar Epps, and rapper Juicy J. Our thoughts and prayers of a speedy recovery are with John Singleton.