"You all know I had a wardrobe malfunction," the "Anaconda" yelled to reporters with a shrug before ducking the press line to join other celebs like Taylor Swift and Lorde at the post-awards show bash.
Earlier in the evening the curvaceous singer was happier to discuss the huge costume glitch. "It felt amazing to open the show," she told Us Weekly in the VMAs press room. "We ran out of time getting the dress zipped up."
But according to one source, Minaj's outfit drama was not unexpected. "She could never get into that dress," the insider told Us of the lack of time for a complete costume change mid-performance. "During the dress rehearsal she did the number numerous times and could not make it into the dress zipped up even once. I've no idea why she didn't just decide to wear something else. She just didn't have the time to change from one outfit into another, there was no way."
Rehearsals didn't go well for Minaj at all, in fact. On Friday, Aug. 22, one of her backing dancers was bitten by a boa constrictor during a practice, eventually causing MTV producers to ban the reptile’s appearance.
"MTV vetoed the snake on the show because it bit the same dancer again, when they were rehearsing off-site [on Sunday]," a source told Us.
There is a gallery of famous "nip slips" from some of your favorites entertainers. I mean come on.... no matter how much you practice there is always room for error. And ladies, sometimes we just try to fit into that special dress we know is pushing it. Last night, rapper Nicki Minaj added herself to the list of "Famous Entertainer Nip Slips" during her MTV Video Music Award performance of "Bang Bang" with Ariana Grande and Jessie J.
Nicki Minaj explained the slip to US Weekly but sources says that wasn't the only thing that went wrong during rehearsals:
Minaj's dress looked a little something like this before the malfunction.
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