Jay Leno in ‘good spirits’ after injury but faces more surgery for ‘significant’ burns on his arms
Injuries are the ‘biggest challenge’ for Leno after he took a spill during an interview on ‘The Tonight Show’ earlier this month
The Tonight Show host’s hands were severely burned when he was sprayed with water on the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport
He is hoping for a ‘full recovery’ after his injuries are extensive and severe
But he will undergo more surgery to try to remove more of the burns in his arms
He has been on the show with Jimmy Fallon for seven years and has been a regular since the launch of The Tonight Show’
He was injured after walking through a puddle while waiting for his flight at Los Angeles International Airport
He told Jimmy Fallon: ‘It’s a pretty serious injury’ while holding his hands
In a separate interview, Leno said he is ‘in good spirits,’ but admits he feels ‘a little more vulnerable’ after the accident with Jimmy Fallon.
Speaking to Jimmy Fallon for the first time since the alleged incident, Leno said: ‘I’m in good spirits now, but I felt a little more vulnerable because something like that can scar you for life.
‘That’s my biggest challenge right now.’
In a separate interview with GQ, he said: ‘I’m going to need a lot of work and surgery, and some of this is going to require more surgery.’
The host of The Tonight Show said: ‘It is a serious injury. It’s a lot more than I ever expected, and it will take a while for me to get back to where I was.’
Leno’s hands were severely burned when he was sprayed with water from a puddle while waiting for his flight.
However, it is not believed he has broken any bones and, as a result, he will not need to wear a cast or brace after the incident.
The host of The Tonight Show said: ‘It is a serious injury. It’s a lot more than I ever expected, and it will take a while for me to get back to where I was’