Jay Leno was burned in the Care fire, with severe facial injuries
Jay Leno Suffered “severe burns” but is in stable condition after gasoline fire, ex “The Tonight ShowConfirmed by the host diversity Leno said in a statement: “I got some serious burns in a gasoline fire. I’m fine. It will only take a week or two to get back on my feet.”
TMZ Report Leno was hospitalized after his Los Angeles car garage caught fire on Sunday. A car burst into flames and Leno was reportedly burned in the face. Leno was taken to Grossman Burn Center for his injuries.
News of Leno’s health was first reported people The tabloid comedian was scheduled to attend a financial conference in Las Vegas on Sunday but had to cancel his appearance due to a “serious medical emergency.” Leno’s facial burns were not disclosed at the time.
“His family has not been able to provide us with many details, but there is a very serious medical emergency that is preventing Jay from traveling,” reads an email to attendees. “All we know is that he’s alive, so our prayers go out to him and his family tonight.”
For the past several years, Leno has been outspoken about having high cholesterol. News of a “serious medical emergency” led many fans to believe that Leno had a health problem related to his cholesterol. In a video posted in 2019, Leno encouraged his followers to get regular cholesterol checkups.
“A lot of people are walking around like, they’re just ticking time bombs. You’ve got all this cholesterol, you don’t realize it until it actually hits, you know?” Leno said at this time. “It’s like a car, if a piece of dirt gets in the eye of a jet needle and boom and no more gas comes out. And it happens in your heart.”
Leno succeeded Johnny Carson as host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show,” which he originally hosted from 1992 to 2009. Leno left the gig to start his own NBC primetime talk show, “The Jay Leno Show” with Conan O’Brien. As the new host of “The Tonight Show.” Both programs suffered from poor ratings, which resulted in the infamous decision to reinstate Leno as “The Tonight Show” host in March 2010. Replaced by Jimmy Fallon.
Outside of “The Tonight Show,” Leno launched his CNBC series “Jay Leno’s Garage” in 2015. The show has run for a total of seven seasons and 88 episodes so far. “Jay Leno’s Garage” concluded its seventh season in late October Beginning in 2021, Leno also became the new host of the “You Bet Your Life” revival.
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