Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’ Dancer Bitten by Snake During VMA Rehearsal

Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' Dancer Bitten Snake

During rehearsals for Nicki Minaj’s upcoming VMA performance of new single, “Anaconda,” a backup dancer was bitten by a 6-foot snake after she startled the reptile on stage, according to a report by TMZ.

The dancer, whose name is unknown, is being treated at a local hospital in Los Angeles.

The snake, according to the L.A. Fire Department, was a boa constrictor.

It’s unknown whether the snake will still be featured in Minaj’s performance on Sunday.

MTV’s Video Music Awards will be broadcast live at 9/8c ET.

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    1. Sean Roberts says:

      Concerning that boa constrictors wrap around their prey and swallow them whole, Im not entirely buying that story. Plus they dont have teeth lol

    2. And this is why I left American music…

    3. Not hatin keeping it real says:

      Nicki performance at the VMA’s was PATHETIC!!!! She’s not only the glorified heaux at CM..(.and I’m sure that everyone at CM has ran up it) but also at the VMA’s-look how people was looking at her with disgust…including J-Lo….one chick even mouthed OMG as Nicki shook that big, fake, flabby ass in her direction. All other acts were classy…but that thot Nicki…..the only thing she has left to offer is having real sex in her videos or on stage….5 more years people will be like Nicki who? She’ll be too old, in music biz age, to be shakin her beat up goods….she’ll have to out do Mimi on LAHH….maybe have sex with a horse or sumn….God knows she could handle it!

      • nicki fan says:

        you think you are not hatin but you are.

        • fan of nicki as well says:

          @Nothatinkeepinitreal what do you know about how anybody on this planet respects themselves. Please don’t go blastin nicki because the way she respects herself isn’t synonymous with the way you, or the way the world has tried to get you to think respecting yourself should be.

        • Not hatin keeping it real says:

          You obviously don’t know NOTHING about the real music business..I do….I am in it…and if you think weezy is not pimpin Nicki to the fullest then you’re a fool…..Carrie Underwood is not only the biggest artists to come out of American Idol but one of the biggest in Pop/CW and she did it by RESPECTING herself just like Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Jennifer Hudson, Queen Beyoncé-who have achieved what most artists only dream about!!!!!!. Real talent sweetie speaks for itself…..I’ve seen strippers in local clubs perform better than Nicki…….what does she has left to shock n awe? You’re problem is you can’t handle the truth and wanna live in a ‘FANTASY’ world and see things as they are and when someone speaks truth you say,’why you hatin’ . I’ll close by saying again…go back and OBSERVE people’s reaction as she prostituted herself in front of the world…..I guess they are all hatin to and read ONLINE all of the negative comments from WOMEN who states how Nicki is setting them back years!!!!!!!!!!!!!! When the public has gotten tired of her goods being her claim to fame just like I said in five years they’ll be saying,’Nicki who’? Lastly, sweetie, EVERYBODY in the biz know that Nicki is prostituting herself and doing ALL the work but it is her boss Lil ‘Weezy’ Wayne whose really making all the money-isn’t that the game of prostitution?

    4. qabe bori says:

      i hate to watch the video

    5. Mike says:

      a 6 foot boa constrictor sent someone to the hospital???

    6. Lilwhyte says:

      Alwayz luv nick minaj

    7. anonymous says:

      Crummy. Baby got butt recycled. Whrw. Relief to hear it over.

    8. Muta Drew says:

      oooooh sorry, i guess the dancer was also looking for money ..hope she recovers soon

    9. This music video grieved my heart on so many levels. What the hell did my ancestors fight for??

    10. Sonya Reynolds says:

      Yes I agree it’s like looking at porn. If she has respect for herself you couldn’t tell. I am sure the guys like and maybe some women also. I like her better when she first came out. Back the songs had some type of meaning. This song is about what? Shaking your ass and I am sure they are fake (I could be wrong). Love her but hate the song and video.

    11. Sonya Reynolds says:

      The video wasn’t that good. The song such. She can do and has done better song and made better videos. Wasn’t feeling this one.

    12. Christine Jackson says:

      Kum on relli giv uz skinni chiccz a breacc u steel r skinni 2 & I lik u.

    13. Kr Zeph says:

      I’d take a bite out of that too, if I were the snake!

    14. modou says:

      Which kind of snake is that

    15. Teresa Grace says:

      Awesome .Girls that are thick & Nice hips n Legs have always been beautiful.MarlyinMonrow all the silver screen ; + Madonna Cher .all Show it didnt move it..This is 2014-15 ;+Get use to Bueadoux Funn Ladies .Love Niki .

    16. Katrina says:

      I’m sorry but the song sounds horrible I turn the station when it comes on.Shes basically a stripper that raps and the only reason she’s doing so well is because sex sells she’s doing what they want to see. Women have come a long way being mistreated not having rights and now music has literally gone down hill it’s all about sex now..whatever happened to real strong female rappers who kept their clothes on and actually had a positive message while making hits? What happen to the days of McLyte, Queen Latifah Lauren Hill etc….the music industry isn’t the same anymore And Nikki needs to stop and help change the way women are being betrayed now…be the change!

    17. Katrina says:

      Watch “The Degrading of A Black Woman The Sara Baartman …” on YouTube
      The Degrading of A Black Woman The Sara Baartman …: http://youtu.be/r6CEmMj0HFM

    18. Bianka Van Kartier says:

      This is so unfortunate that she had to endure this attack by a snake. Snakes generally react based on excess heat, pulsating rythms and quick responses where they feel threatened. Possibly the use of extended bright stage lights can or could be blamed also. Its quite sad because I’ve heard the pain can be really intense. I wish her a speedy recovery. To Nicki Minaj don’t worry she will be just fine, I am looking forward to a record breaking performance. Love and best wishes Queen Bianka Van Kartier.

    19. Santina says:

      Her butt is NOTnot real…HELLO!!

    20. Too bad says:

      Too bad it didn’t bite minaj. PETA needs to step in & shut down the performance. Snake does not need to be on stage, obviously it’s scared or hurt for a boa to bite!

    21. chante' says:

      WTF, WHAT NEXT. THIS IS WHAT YOU ARE TEACHING THESE YOUNG GIRLS THAT LOOK AT YOU FOR GUIDANCE. TO SHAKE THERE ASS, GIVE LAP DANCES. UNFORTUNATELY THEY LOOK AT U AS A ROLE MODEL. N U SHOW THEM THIS N PILLS N POTION U TELL THEM TO TAKE PILLS AKA DRUG’S. WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE. YLC.COM DO WHAT YOU DO N ADDRESS THESE ISSUES, N SET MICKY MOUSE START WITH THE TRUTH N REAL TALENT. THESE YOUNG LADIES NEED U. THE INVASION HAS BECOME.

      • Roxinova says:

        Wut. Do you realize how many innuendos are in kids’ shows and movies, including Disney? Really, children are not safe from these things, they will learn about them eventually. Trying to keep them under a rock is pointless.

    22. Deidra says:

      Too bad it didn’t bite Nicki on that famous butt.

      • Sonya Reynolds says:

        Yes you control what your kids watch on you tube when they are at home, but let’s be realistic if they wanted to see the video they will. It’s called going over a friends house, or a family member, or and library.These kids are smart and find ways to do things that aren’t suppose to do. She isn’t and asshole. You are the asshole it you think they can’t some way to see the video. Ignorance is bliss…ijs

    23. EA says:

      boa constrictors don’t have any venom…that’s the whole point of them being a ‘constrictor’

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