Michael Jackson’s Hair-Raising Pepsi Video

07.15.09 Bucky Turco

michael_jackson_pepsi_commercialUS Weekly obtained “exclusive” behind-the-scenes footage of Michael Jackson’s infamous Pepsi commercial from 1984 that went very wrong. Badly timed pyrotechnics ended up setting the King of Pop’s hair on fire. This is also supposedly the gateway incident responsible for Jackson’s later drug problems. Watch how many crew members it takes to extinguish a head blaze after the jump.