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Michael Jackson's

Driver's License

Stone-Faced Stare

12/24/2012 9:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has obtained the last driver's license photo Michael Jackson ever took -- a big change from the singer's cheery license photo from the 1980s.

The latest photo was taken in 2005 -- four years before the King of Pop's untimely death -- and you can tell from the harrowing image ... MJ had become a tortured soul.

An image of MJ's 1980s driver's license was released by the FBI shortly after Michael died -- as part of the agency's massive file on the singer. The Bureau compiled the dossier during its investigation into child sex allegations involving the singer back in the 90s.

As you can see, Michael was a much different person back then -- smiling brightly for his photo at the DMV.

Of course, it's not like MJ ever put the license to much use -- he was pretty much exclusively chauffeured around, especially in the later years of his life.


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You can see that the people who hate michaela can even spit on their own country. U.S. court for you - s...t. . You know better. Judgment of the courts has never been accepted by the people who hate michael. Michael was acquitted-there was acceptance. Murray was convicted - was not accepted. You know better. When skin disease michael was the fact there was no acceptance. You know better. The world is watching how America treats Michael and world more understood. Shame on you.

654 days ago


It breaks my heart to see Michael so sad - but WTF is the purpose of this kind of exposure? Trashy TMZ.

652 days ago


Who's drivers license DOES look good? Lol aren't all licenses like the photo of shame...I know mine looks like crap lol....still love yah MJ

621 days ago


He was going through a lot during that time, I would expect him not to smile.

606 days ago


This world really chewed Michael up and spit him out. This world did not deserve someone like Michael Jackson.

494 days ago
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