Posted by | July 15, 2009 18:34 | Filed under: Top Stories

During the sixth take of the filming of a 1984 Pepsi commercial, Michael Jackson’s hair caught fire when the pyrotechnics went terribly wrong. He continued to dance for five seconds, unaware of what was happening.


The accident started the late King of Pop’s dependency on the painkillers that were found swamping his system when he died three weeks ago.

 

He had to have surgery on his scalp following the accident and has admitted he turned to painkillers to fight the pain.

 

Sources close to Jackson have claimed he was never the same after the 1984 accident.

 

One said: “His personality totally changed after that incident as drugs began to influence his life.

 

“He was 25 and full of life before then but after that everything changed.


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