Infamous Video of Michael Jackson’s Hair Catching on Fire Finally Unearthed


It was the basis for a thousand Jheri-curl jokes over the last 25 years, but, shockingly, no one ever has ever been privy to the infamous video of Michael Jackson's hair catching fire while filming a Pepsi commercial back in 1984. However, thanks to those gossiphounds over at Us Weekly, now we can finally see the horrifying moment when a pyrotechnics explosion gone awry caused MJ's head to be temporarily engulfed in flames. We think it's safe to say that if the fledgling celebrity-media machine back in those days had figured out a way to show this harrowing video when the incident occured, we probably wouldn't have been making all those jokes about it over the years. Knowing is half the battle, kids.

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