Nicki Minaj performs in 2013

Nicki Minaj performs during Power 105.1 Powerhouse 2013 at Barclays Center on November 2, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  

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In an episode where the irony is surely lost on no one, one of Nicki Minaj's backup dancers was reported bit by a six-foot-long snake during a MTV Video Music Awards run-through performance Friday. 

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The snake is believed to be an anaconda, according to TMZ. And, yes, they were practicing Young Money rapper's record-breaking hit "Anaconda" for Sunday's show. 

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The dancer is said to have been transported to a hospital for treatment. Even though anacondas are not venomous, their bites can lead to infection through the transmittance of bacteria.