Jay Leno Reveals How His Face Caught On Fire In First Interview Since Accident

Jay Leno is opening up in his first broadcast interview about the fateful day when a terrible fire from one of his antique cars caused severe burns to his face, chest and hands. The 72-year-old comedian sat down for an interview with “Today’s” Hoda Kotb that aired on Wednesday and he told the whole story about how it all went down. After the accident, Jay didn’t exactly rush to get medical attention at a burn center, telling Hoda that he went home instead to make the situation easier for his wife, Mavis Leno.