Jay Leno suffered “severe burns” however mentioned Monday that he was doing OK, in line with stories.
“I obtained some severe burns from a gasoline fireplace,” Leno mentioned in an announcement to Selection. “I’m okay. Simply want every week or two to get again on my ft.”
The trigger and time of the fireplace wasn’t instantly clear. The previous Tonight Present host is understood for his famed automotive assortment, which is housed at a storage in Burbank, north of Los Angeles.
Leno’s publicist and manufacturing firm didn’t instantly return electronic mail and cellphone requests from The Related Press.
Leno, 72, had been set to seem at a monetary convention in Las Vegas on Sunday however canceled due to a “severe medical emergency,” Individuals journal reported earlier Monday, citing an e-mail despatched to these attending the convention.
The comic took over NBC’s Tonight when longtime host Johnny Carson retired in 1992. Leno was succeeded by Conan O’Brien in 2009, however NBC obtained chilly ft when the present’s rankings dropped and introduced Leno again as host in 2010. He remained within the job till Jimmy Fallon took over in 2014.
Leno turned his love of vehicles right into a CNBC collection, Jay Leno’s Storage, and now hosts a revival of the sport present You Guess Your Life.