Jay Leno, 72, suffered burns last weekend while working on one of his cars and a fire broke out. The US presenter needs treatment for burns to his face, hands and chest. Actor Tim Allen (69) gave a little all-clear at the end of this week regarding the health of his good friend.
Because after a visit to him in the hospital, Allen was joking and explained according to "TMZ" jokingly: "He's aiming for the George Clooney look. You will be surprised." Leno looks good and is happy. "The hospital did a great job of taking care of him," Allen said, adding, "Jay's fine. He's feeling better. We were joking around, just the way we are."
Leno suffered burns on his face, hands and chest. Second and possibly third degree burns. The most serious injuries can be seen on the TV star's face, added the doctor, who spoke of a second operation for Leno. The medic went on to say he expects the presenter to make a full recovery. Due to the severe burns, this could take "a little longer" than the comedian originally anticipated. After the fire, Leno issued a statement saying it would take him "a week or two" to get back on his feet.
The former 'The Tonight Show' host was working under one of his cars in Burbank, California, when a fire broke out. According to media reports, the 72-year-old was pulled out from under the car and taken to a hospital, where he received emergency care and was eventually taken to the Grossman Burn Center.