John Singleton, one of Hollywood's beloved directors was hospitalized on Wednesday (April 17th) after suffering a stroke.

According to TMZ, he checked himself into Cedars Sinai after having weakness in his legs after recently returned from a trip to Costa Rica.

Doctors said the stroke was "mild" per Variety, and Singleton's family released a statement on his condition,

John is currently in the ICU and under great medical care.  We ask that privacy be given to him and our family at this time and appreciate all of the prayers that have been pouring in from his fans, friends and colleagues.

Social media has been sending positive vibes and well wishes to Singleton as he recovers.

Singleton is best known for his films Poetic Justice, Higher Learning, Shaft, Four Brothers and Baby Boy.