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Negligence Lawsuits? Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’ Snake Bites Dancer on Stage, Iggy Azalea Falls off Stage


Nicki Minaj AnacondaThese two incidents happened yesterday ahead of the VMA’s happening today.

It certainly brings up some legal issues along the lines of tort law i.e. negligence. How does a snake bite a dancer if everyone is doing what they are supposed to be doing? What about Iggy Azalea falling off stage? What part of the falling off stage was her being contributory negligent?

Catch up with the stories below and if time permits, I will discuss a bit more via Podcast.



1. Nicki Minaj’s ANACONDA Snake Bites Dancer on Stage During Rehearsal.

2. Iggy Azalea falls off stage.


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