Reality TV Host Talks About Cheating Death

by | May 22, 2013 at 8:50 AM | River Monsters, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, TV News

You can call Jeremy Wade many things: Host of Animal Planet’s hit series “River Monsters.” Biologist. Extreme fisherman. And really, really lucky. Over the years, he has been rammed by a 6-foot Arapaima, trapped in a sinking boat, and survived a plane crash in the Amazon. “I’m still here, I’ve still got all my extremities,” he told Jay Leno in a “Tonight Show” interview. “I’m very, very lucky … I’m happy to be alive.” See, even Wade, who describes his show as an “underwater CSI,” agrees with us. Watch footage of the crash and hear him describe the harrowing event below: