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John Singleton laid to rest in private funeral

REMEMBERED: John Singleton

FRIENDS AND family gathered in Los Angeles on Monday (May 6) to pay respect to late director John Singleton.

Stars including Ice Cube, Stevie Wonder and Nia Long attended Singleton's funeral at Angeles Funeral Home in Crenshaw, with his family saying that a public memorial will follow in the coming weeks.

Tyrese Gibson - who starred in the Singleton-directed 2 Fast 2 Furious was one of the people who spoke at the funeral, and talked about how the groundbreaking director always provided an opportunity for young actors to get their careers of the ground.

Also in attendance at the funeral were Maxine Walters, F. Gary Grey, Ryan Coogler, Bret Ratner and Morris Chesnut.

Singleton died on April 29 after he was taken off of life support following a stroke at the age of 51.

He is survived by his mother, Sheila, and his seven children: daughters Justice, Hadar, Cleopatra, Selenesol, Issis, and his sons Maasai and Seven.

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