Nicki Minaj\’s Dancer Bitten By Snake – ARTICLE

That anaconda DID want some – of Nicki Minaj's backup dancer…

One of Nicki's dancers was bitten by a snake during the rapper's "Anaconda" rehearsal for the MTV VMAs on Friday, MTV News reported.

The female dancer had a six-foot-long Dumeril's boa constrictor wrapped around her shoulders during the rehearsal, when the snake bit her on the inside of her left arm.

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The dancer was treated immediately by an on-site medic and then taken to the hospital for further examination, MTV News reported.

Nicki was on stage when the incident occurred, but not injured, according to the website.

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The snake, whose bite is non-venomous, has been used in the entertainment industry for 15 years and hadn't had any prior biting incidents, according to the site.

Nicki's performance will include a different snake, most likely another boa constrictor or a python, the website reported.

The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards will air Sunday at 9/8c.

-- Erin O'Sullivan

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