Taylor Momsen Bitten By Bat While Performing, Must Undergo Rabies Shots

Bats and rock ‘n roll rarely go together. There’s Ozzy Osbourne’s legendary biting the head off one. And now, add Taylor Momsen to the list.

Opening for AC/DC on the Power Up tour, the Pretty Reckless frontwoman was bitten on the leg by a small bat. She wasn’t particularly bothered and the show went on, but now she has to undergo two weeks of rabies shots.

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“So…ROCK AND ROLL MOMENT…in Sevilla Wednesday during “Witches Burn” of all songs… a BAT 🦇 🦇 flew onto me and clung to my leg,” Momsen wrote on Instagram. “In the moment I was performing and had no idea until the incredible crowd kept screaming and pointing.”

In the video she shared, Momsen was calm.

“I must really be a witch,” she said to the crowd. “It’s alright and the bat’s fine. He’s gonna be my new friend.”

In the caption, Momsen added: “He was cute, but yes he bit me…so rabies shots for the next two weeks 😖😖😖 thanks to all the staff at the hospital who dubbed me #batgirl after seeing it on the local news that morning…more footage to come…that’s one for the books!!!!”

The Pretty Reckless are touring with AC/DC in Europe through August.

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