Jay Leno is hospitalized with extreme burns following a gasoline fireplace that erupted in his Los Angeles storage.
“I obtained some severe burns from a gasoline fireplace. I’m okay. Simply want per week or two to get again on my ft,” Leno stated in an announcement supplied to Deadline.
TMZ reported Leno was within the storage on Sunday, when one in all his automobiles immediately burst into flames. He was taken to a burn heart the place he reportedly stays hospitalized in steady situation.
Folks first reported Leno had a “severe well being emergency” after the previous Tonight Present host missed an look at a Discussion board 2022 monetary convention in Las Vegas Sunday evening.
“His household was not in a position to present us very many particulars, however there was a really severe medical emergency that’s stopping Jay from touring,” based on an e mail obtained by Folks from The Monetary Model. “All we all know is that he’s alive, so our prayers exit to him and his household tonight.”
The 72-year-old Leno hosted The Tonight Present from 1992 to 2009 when he was changed by Conan O’Brien, a deal that had been within the works for 5 years, and Leno moved to 10 pm with The Jay Leno Present.
Neither present carried out nicely within the rankings and after a lot backwards and forwards O’Brien left and Leno returned to The Tonight Present till 2014. He at present hosts CNBC’s Jay Leno’s Storage, which aired its season 7 finale on October 26, and the revival of syndicated sport present You Guess Your Life. The incident doesn’t influence the sport present, which has wrapped filming on its second season.