It is not a mystery.

Singer Maeta, 21, took to Instagram on Dec. 19 to share the shocking moment she was bitten by a snake while filming one of her music videos. As she’s lying on the floor in a black lace body suit, two serpents were placed on top of her—and one get a little too close, taking a nip at her chin. She captioned her quick clip with “What I go through in order to make videos for you’all.”

Maeta, despite the snake bite, is now slithering through 2022 after an incredible year. She signed with Jay-ZRoc Nation released her EP HabitsThe album features tracks like “Toxic”, “Bitch Don’t Be Mad”, and “Teen Scene.” In Indianapolis, Indiana native was also a member H.E.R. on the Back of My Mind Tour in October.

Not a bad start for a kid who dreamed of moving to L.A. to follow her dreams. In March 2020, she shared her passion for music with All Access Music. “I have always been the singer. It doesn’t matter if it was with my family, or at school. That’s who everyone has known me.” Although people have been supportive of me, I knew they had to because it was the only thing that would make my life better.