Jay Leno Burned in Car Fire, Misses Event for ‘Medical Emergency’

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Jay Leno is being tended to at a Los Angeles burn unit after skipping an look in Las Vegas, based on experiences.

“His household was not capable of present us very many particulars, however there was a really critical medical emergency that’s stopping Jay from touring,” The Monetary Model wrote in an electronic mail to Discussion board 2022 attendees on Sunday, November 13, by way of Individuals. “All we all know is that he’s alive, so our prayers exit to him and his household tonight.”

The previous Tonight Present host, 72, was set to take the stage at a monetary convention in Sin Metropolis on Sunday night.

Whereas Leno has but to touch upon the character of his well being scare, TMZ reported on Monday, November 14, that the New York native was present process remedy on the Grossman Burn Middle in Los Angeles after allegedly struggling burns following a automobile hearth.

The Jay Leno’s Storage star was reportedly burned on Sunday after certainly one of his vehicles burst into flames at his storage storage in California, based on the outlet.

The TV persona beforehand opened up about his well being in 2019 after being identified with excessive ldl cholesterol and seeing a blockage in his coronary heart.

“We actually need folks to see the connection, as a result of lots of people don’t understand excessive ldl cholesterol — and when you’ve had a coronary heart assault or stroke, you’re rising your threat for an additional one,” he mentioned throughout a Ldl cholesterol 911 video in March 2019. “It’s like an earthquake, it may not destroy the home, nevertheless it definitely weakens the construction.”

Leno continued: “There’s lots of people strolling round like that, they’re simply time bombs. You’ve acquired all this ldl cholesterol, you don’t understand it till it truly hits, you understand? It’s like in a automobile, if even one piece of dust will get within the eye of the needle of the jet, and increase and no extra fuel comes by means of. And that’s what occurs together with your coronary heart.”

The comic defined that he had began to handle his ldl cholesterol by taking medicine and monitoring his coronary heart rhythm with a conveyable EKG system.

Later that month, the Jay Leno Present alum solely instructed Us Weekly why he was achieved with late night time discuss reveals after retiring from The Tonight Present 5 years prior.

“I don’t actually [miss it]. I liked it once I did it,” Leno confessed on the time. “However in some unspecified time in the future, you’ll be able to’t preserve pretending you understand all of Jay-Z‘s music. If you get to be my age, [it’s like,] ‘Oh yeah, proper, proper.’ I’m on the level now the place I’m listening to oldies I didn’t hear the primary time. That’s an oldie now? I didn’t even hear it when it got here out in ’98. No, I missed it. In order that’s the place it’s at.”

The Emmy winner — who hosted the NBC sequence from 1992 to 2009 after which from 2010 to 2014 — concluded: “TV is principally a teenager’s sport. …You do it for so long as you’ll be able to, and then you definitely hand it off. Handing it off to Jimmy was an awesome thrill.”

Us Weekly has reached out to Leno’s crew for remark.