Jay Leno has suffered some grave burn injuries on his face. In fact, reports tell us that he is in a burn center now. He is 72 years old. At this age, suffering burn injuries is a menacing situation. We learn that he was working in his garage. There, one of his cars somehow caught fire. Thus, a portion of his face suffered injury from the explosion.
On Monday morning, reports emerged that Leno had to cancel his appearance at a conference. The reason is a serious medical emergency. News tabloid TMZ then explained that the emergency was due to the burn injuries.
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Jay Leno is inflicted with serious burn injuries because of car fire
Reports tell us that Leno was in his garage in Los Angeles. There stays the collection of his cars. At one point, a fire flared up in one of the cars without any warning. The television host caught fire that scarred the left side of his face.
Luckily, the flames did not enter his eyes or ears. People then rushed Leno to the burn ward at Grossman Burn Center. He presently remains at the hospital. However, we do not know the specifics of his condition as of now.
The television host faced a health hazard earlier as well
Let us tell you that Leno had a blockage in his heart. That was in 2019. The diagnosis informed that he had high cholesterol. In fact, Jay Leno afterward spoke to news and media outlets about his condition. Therefore, he did not think twice before using his media personality to raise the consciousness of the mass. He made the public aware about healthy eating and the significance of routine check-ups.
If you have suffered from a heart attack or stroke in the past, having high cholesterol aggravates the risk of another. It’s similar to an earthquake. By that, we mean that it might not destroy the house, but it undoubtedly weakens the structure. Thus, Jay Leno came up with this comprehensive analogy of the earthquake and high cholesterol to communicate himself to people at once.
Leno also disclosed that he was diligently taking care of his condition. He said that he is very serious when it comes to his medication. With the help of a portable EKG device Leno regularly monitored his heart rhythm. He also told the media outlets that he was maintaining abstinence from alcohol and cigarettes.
Who is Jay Leno?
Jay Leno garnered vast acclamation as an American comedian and writer. He rose to prominence after starring as the host of The Tonight Show. However, Leno suffered from a critical medical condition while growing up. He struggled to read and write because of dyslexia. Thus, we learn that the man has been wrestling with Life since his boyhood days. All the struggles carved out his character; he survived and came out strong.