This Woman Bravely Chose To Continue Performing Even After A Venomous Cobra Bit Her!


Some people would do anything just to earn money so they can support their families. One of the best ways to make a lot of money is by being a famous performer. Irma Bule, an Indonesian pop singer, made a name for herself by performing with a king cobra on-stage. Unfortunately, she had one last performance that proved fatal.

This Woman Bravely Chose To Continue Performing Even After A Venomous Cobra Bit Her!

Irmawati, more popularly known by her stage name Irma Bule, is a popular Dangdut performer. Dangdut is a genre of Indonesian folk mixed with pop music which usually includes “goyang ular” roughly translated to “dancing with snakes.”

This Woman Bravely Chose To Continue Performing Even After A Venomous Cobra Bit Her!

The 29-yearl-old singer and mother of three started performing when she graduated from junior high school. She was famous in Indonesia’s Karawang and Purwakarta Districts for her death-defying acts onstage. Most of the time, she sings with snakes but only the non-venomous kind or those who have been defanged.

This Woman Bravely Chose To Continue Performing Even After A Venomous Cobra Bit Her!

Her “goyang ular” performances drew a lot of fans. It became a routine for Irma Bule to handle the reptiles effortlessly. Her job has taken her all across Indonesia – from heavily populated urban areas, to small rural towns. 

This Woman Bravely Chose To Continue Performing Even After A Venomous Cobra Bit Her!

Unfortunately, she didn’t make as much money as one would expect from such a dangerous profession. In Indonesia, local singers approximately get only $20, $25 if they perform with a snake.

This Woman Bravely Chose To Continue Performing Even After A Venomous Cobra Bit Her!

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