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Nicki Minaj's Backup Dancer Gets Bitten By Snake During MTV VMAs Rehearsal

Nicki Minaj's Backup Dancer Gets Bitten By Snake During MTV VMAs Rehearsal

Nicki Minaj‘s rehearsals for the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards had a mishap on Friday (August 22).

A backup dancer for the 31-year-old rapper was bitten by a large snake named Rocky during a rehearsal for her latest single “Anaconda.”

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“It is in no way life-threatening, but scary,” Chris Velvin, director of production safety for Viacom Media Networks, shared to MTV. “We wanted her to start getting treatment as soon as possible.”

After getting bitten, the dancer was transported to a local hospital for treatment. We wish her a speedy recovery!

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