Top Stories

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.”

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Nicki Minaj

“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!

Just Jared on Facebook
Photos: Wenn
Posted to: 2014 MTV VMAs, Nicki Minaj

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • What's going on with Calvin Harris and Tinashe? - US Weekly
  • Selena Gomez was on the verge of tears during her concert - TMZ
  • Lindsay Lohan says she got cheated on by fiance Egor Tarabasov - Gossip Cop
  • Demi Lovato looks gorgeous on the cover of Elle - Just Jared Jr
  • Taylor Swift stepped out for the first time since the "Famous" controversy - Radar
  • Ariana Grande wasn't allowed to perform at the White House - Huffington Post
  • Brie Larson shared an important message about beauty - Lainey Gossip
  • Celine Dion does some amazing impressions - The Hollywood Reporter
  • mel

    Eff That

  • rio

    well GOOD! animals have nothing to do in those shows

  • Diedre

    Too bad it didn’t bit Nicki on her huge, mutant @ss. Of course, it probably would have swollen up to unbelievable proportions and taken over the city.

  • lo

    The snake was scared and did what snakes do when they feel threatened. It’s a shame he didn’t bite Nicki…maybe that airhead would learn that wild animals are not objects and not accessories to add to her lame performances.

  • jojo

    Good thing the snake didn’t get one of Nikki’s balloons on her chest!!!!

  • http://comcadt Marty

    Niki is so Creepy her huge ass and ugly breasts are a real turnoff.

  • Jamie

    A snake during a VMA performance? Hmmmm wonder where have i seen that before, in 2001! Be original for once, you mammoth-@ssed b!tch

  • Jeliah

    Lame article. Snake bites are nothing. Even 6 ft pythons don’t give dangerous or scary bites. A music video is not an ideal situation for a snake, so it is no surprise though.

  • anna

    Why do they have to use snakes, or any other animals for that matter? Idiots, idiots everywhere.

  • Danny

    it’s good everybody is ok.

A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here