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.