Michael Jackson’s prescription medication usage has been the subject of many recent reports. According to the late star it was this accident from 1984, where he was burned by pyrotechnics on the set of a Pepsi commercial, that left him in such pain that he required prescription meds.

Tito Jackson Says He Confronted MJ About Drug Abuse

In the clip below we are given a never-before-seen rear view of Jackson as he descends onto the stage and his hair catches fire.

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