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Michael Jackson's

Driver's License

Stone-Faced Stare

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

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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.

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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.

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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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Kicki    

Btw...all people here with these disgusting comments....may you all rot in hell...Happy Christmas

647 days ago
32.

kim    

Tmz, you are disgusting as usual What are you not having enoigh hits to your sight, so up comes a Mj story. Leave this man in peace. Guess Harveys writers were bored over the weekend. We love you MJ.

647 days ago
33.

Daybreaker    

Tell me, do they really allow people to wear a wig, and a plastic nose?


I thought you weren't even allow to wear any head wear or disguise for driver's licence.


How do they identify the body if he got into an accident when his wig and nose flew off???

647 days ago
34.

heather    

R.I.P...the most loved of all

647 days ago
35.

Mick from uk    

It was a really sad time for mj in 2005 he was in court for the lies about him. RIP Michael :(

647 days ago
37.

Allupinyourearhole    

He told you that he was "BAD". RIP Mike. Stop hating on Mike just because he topped Elvis. Where is Elvis's fuggedup later in life drivers license pic.? Go find that and just leave Mike alone. Can I get a Heeeeee- heeeeeeeeeee!!!!!

647 days ago
38.

WiddoMouse    

What surprised me was that even back on his 1985 license he was 5'9" and only weighed 120 lbs. On his 2006 license you can see how much damage had been done to his skin over the years. Poor tortured soul. I believe he is now in Heaven and is perfect in every way.

647 days ago
39.

pancake    

is that a current pic cause thats fkkkn scary

647 days ago
40.

Elizabeth    

Michael looks pretty pathetic and sad in that picture, he knew his future'

647 days ago
41.

Frankenpussy    

TMZ has obtained the last driver's license photo Michael Jackson ever took --- I believe that should read
"TMZ has obtained the last driver's license photo Michael Jackson ever TAKEN"

647 days ago
42.

♥TMZ but ...    

maybe the person taking the photo said something insulting ... you never know

647 days ago
43.

just because    

anyone see how normal chris crocker looks now?

647 days ago
44.

Dose Of Reality    

Thanks for this Christmas gift Harvey.
It looks like one of those shrunken heads.
Didn't his surgeons know anything about symmetry?
Maybe he looks so depressed because there was no one there under the age of 15.


In all seriousness I'm surprised the allowed him to cover his face so much.


Time for the delusional rabid stuperfans to comment on how beautiful a "man" he was.
I was kind of hoping CA listed race on their licenses.

647 days ago
45.

msmoeliss    

Best musical artist ever. Rip mj.

647 days ago
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