Indonesian Popstar Carries On Performing 45 Minutes After Being Bitten By A COBRA, Collapses and Die On Stage [Photos/Video]
A popstar carried on performing for 45 minutes despite being bitten by a cobra, before collapsing and dying on stage.
Irma Bule, 29, was attacked mid-performance in the village of Karawang, West Java, by the venomous snake,Mailonline reports.
But when the snake bit her thigh, it injected venom into her bloodstream until a snake handler pulled it away.
The singer – who had also used boa constrictors and pythons in previous acts – refused the offer of an antidote, according to reports.The popstar carried on singing for 45 minutes, but began vomiting and having seizures.She was later confirmed dead in hospital.
The Indonesian singer was well-known for using reptiles in her acts and thought the king cobra, called Rianti, had been de-fanged.