LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — One of Nicki Minaj’s dancers was bitten by a snake on Friday while rehearsing for the MTV Video Music Awards, it was reported Saturday.
A Los Angeles County Fire inspector told CBSLA that they responded to the Forum at 3900 W. Manchester Boulevard in Inglewood on Friday afternoon following a report of a snake bite.READ MORE: Dodgers Turn To Scherzer, Seeking To Even Championship Series
The inspector said first responders cleared the scene without transport but the person bitten was privately transported to a hospital.READ MORE: Ravens Shut Down Herbert, Chargers In 34-6 Victory
MTV.com said the incident involving a six-foot-long boa constrictor named Rocky happened during a performance of “Anaconda.”
The dancer, who was bitten in her inner arm, is expected to be okay. Her injuries were described as non-life threatening.MORE NEWS: Man, 30, Fatally Shot In Long Beach; Motive Unknown
MTV.com also reported that Rocky was a non-venomous snake and has been used in the industry for 15 years.