According to the former “The Tonight Show” host, Jay Leno is recuperating from burn wounds sustained in a gasoline fire.
“A gasoline fire caused quite significant burns to me. I am ok. Leno stated in a statement that he “only needs a week or two to get back on my feet.”
Leno, a passionate auto enthusiast, was purportedly working on one of his cars in his garage when it allegedly caught fire. At the Grossman Burn Center in Los Angeles, he is receiving medical attention for his wounds.
Leno was being treated for “burns that he received to his face and hands from a gasoline accident in his garage over the weekend,” according to a statement from hospital spokeswoman Aimee Bennett to CNN.
Leno was being treated for “burns that he got to his face and hands from a gasoline mishap in his garage over the weekend,” according to a statement from hospital spokeswoman Aimee Bennett to CNN.The statement read, “He is in good spirits and is moved by all the enquiries about his health and well wishes.
He wishes to inform everyone that he is doing well and that he is receiving treatment at “the best burn centre in the United States.”People reported that Leno, 72, cancelled his Sunday appearance at The Financial Brand Forum convention in Las Vegas, citing the conference’s organizers.
A very serious medical emergency is preventing Jay from travelling, according to an email sent to conference attendees that was obtained by the publication.His family was unable to give us many additional details. “All we know is he is alive, so tonight our prayers are with him and his family,” someone said.
Leno was billed by the conference as a special opening night performer for guests who paid for a gold pass to the occasion.