Very little can hold Jay Leno down — or stop him from carrying out a household renovation.
Drew and Jonathan Scott just lately spoke to Now.com about their impending season of HGTV’s “Celebrity IOU” premiering May 15, and in one particular episode, they help Jay Leno gift a dwelling renovation to a individual of his selection.
Even though a palms-on challenge is previously taxing to commence with, the brothers explain to Right now.com the comedian was also recovering from major accidents at the time and recall how he failed to wait to bounce proper in.
Jonathan Scott states Leno’s dedication to the renovation was “surprising” to the brothers due to the fact of his physical condition at the time of filming.
“He had just damaged his collarbone when he begun operating with us,” Jonathan Scott says, with his brother Drew Scott chiming in to say he also experienced “damaged ribs” and a “busted knee” on top rated of burn up injuries from a prior incident.
In November, the comic released a assertion confirming he experienced been wounded in a fire. “I acquired some severe burns from a gasoline fire,” he suggests at the time. “I am Alright. Just require a 7 days or two to get back on my ft.”
Then, just two months afterwards, Leno unveiled to the Las Vegas Overview-Journal in January he had been in a motorcycle incident that left him with a broken collarbone, two broken ribs, and two “cracked kneecaps.”
The Home Brother say they they filmed Leno’s “Celebrity IOU” episode correct soon after his motorcycle incident and explain how “unbelievably shocked” they had been by “Jay’s determination” even though he “hardly ever complained the moment.”
“He didn’t have any painkillers, did not want to go straightforward, he was correct in there.” Jonathan Scott suggests. “We’re like, ‘Take it easy.’ But he hardly ever complained about just about anything.”
Drew Scott credits Leno’s push to seeking to give back again to the human being he selected for the renovation, who had just experienced a child and required to get their household up-to-velocity in buy to fulfill their household desires.
“He was giving back to an individual who just had a newborn … their residence didn’t perform for them and so we place in a nursery and redid the lavatory so it was useful for the family members,” Drew Scott suggests.
“It can be so heartwarming to see the celebs that never make any excuses, they just get in there and do it,” he carries on.
Leno is just not the only noteworthy identify viewers can search forward to looking at in inevitably emotional episodes of the new time of “Movie star IOU.” (Actually, it is really a obstacle not to tear up.)
Beginning May perhaps 15, tune in on Mondays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on HGTV to see Leno as effectively as Kristin Chenoweth, Glenn Close, Kristin Davis, Taraji P. Henson, sibling duo Derek Hough and Julianne Hough, Heidi Klum and Emma Roberts alter life together with the Scott brothers, a single renovation at a time.