Jay Leno says he is okay after a gasoline hearth induced 'collection burns' : NPR


Jay Leno attends the Hand in Hand: A revenue for Hurricane Harvey discount in la on Sept. 12, 2017. Jay Leno suffered burns in a weekend hearth on the automotive fanatic’s storage however acknowledged Monday that he was doing okay, in line with experiences.

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Jay Leno attends the Hand in Hand: A revenue for Hurricane Harvey discount in la on Sept. 12, 2017. Jay Leno suffered burns in a weekend hearth on the automotive fanatic’s storage however acknowledged Monday that he was doing okay, in line with experiences.

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la (AP) — Jay Leno suffered “extreme burns” however acknowledged Monday that he was doing okay, in line with experiences.

“I obtained some extreme burns from a gasoline hearth,” Leno acknowledged in a press launch to selection. “i am okay. simply want per week or two to get again on my ft.”

The set off and time of the hearth wasn’t immediately clear. the earlier “Tonight current” host is thought for his famed automotive assortment, which is housed at a storage in Burbank, north of la.

Leno’s publicist and manufacturing agency did not immediately return e-mail and telephone requests from The associated Press.

Leno, seventy two, had been set to look at a monetary convention in Las Vegas on Sunday however canceled attributable to a “extreme medical emergency,” people 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 current’s rankings dropped and launched Leno again as host in 2010. He remained inside the job till Jimmy Fallon took over in 2014.

Leno turned his love of automobiles proper into a CNBC collection, “Jay Leno’s storage,” and now hosts a revival of the sport current “You wager Your Life.”

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