Two months after present process surgical procedure for critical burns, Jay Leno is now contending with numerous damaged bones after being knocked off a motorbike.
The comic and former “Tonight Show” host informed a Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist Thursday that he broke his collarbone and two ribs and cracked his kneecaps on Jan. 17.
The November storage fireplace and January wreck each stemmed from his ardour for engaged on classic automobiles. He suffered burns on his face, arms and chest in a gasoline fireplace whereas repairing the gasoline line on a classic automotive. Last week, it was a classic bike.
He informed the Review-Journal’s John Katsilometes he was testing a 1940 bike when he seen the scent of leaking fuel.
“So I turned down a aspect road and lower via a car parking zone, and unbeknownst to me, some man had a wire strung throughout the car parking zone however with no flag hanging from it,” Leno, 72, mentioned. “So, , I did not see it till it was too late.”
He insisted he was OK and would even be working this weekend, including that the intense protection of the November fireplace made him reluctant to say something in the days since final week’s accident.
Leno turned his love of automobiles right into a CNBC sequence
Leno took over NBC’s “Tonight” when longtime host Johnny Carson retired in 1992. He 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 in the job till Jimmy Fallon took over in 2014.
Leno turned his love of automobiles right into a CNBC sequence, “Jay Leno’s Garage,” and hosts a revival of the recreation present “You Bet Your Life.”
He was hospitalized for 9 days after the fireplace however was again performing stand-up at a Southern California membership six days after his launch, People reported final 12 months.