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Television legend Bert Newton recovering from ‘life or death’ leg amputation surgery – ABC News

The 82-year-old Australian TV legend is recovering after having his leg amputated on Saturday, following complications from an infected toe.

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Australian TV icon Bert Newton is recovering after having his leg amputated on Saturday.

  • Newton’s agent confirmed the below-the-knee amputation occurred after a toe infection worsened
  • The veteran entertainer was reportedly told that without the surgery, he may not have survived another year
  • Newton is reportedly recovering well and in reasonable spirits

The 82-year-old’s agent, Jackie Booler, confirmed reports the surgery occurred after the star suffered complications from an infected toe.
Ms Booler…

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