Ariana Grande's new video is inspired by Mean Girls and Legally Blonde

Eloise Marshall
December 3, 2018

Ariana Grande has released the star-studded music video for her latest hit single, Thank U, Next.

There's even a cameo from Kris Jenner in the role she was born to play.

Ariana Grande's much-anticipated "Thank U, Next" has arrived and it's already making big headlines.

Jessie Wade is a news writer at IGN and will probably be watching one of these movies tonight. The track has stayed at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 since its release three weeks ago. Mean Girls leading man Aaron Samuels, played by the original Jonathan Bennett, definitely still thinks so. Kris Jenner doing a shockingly impressive Amy Poehler impression6. He was, of course, referring to all the messages Grande writes to her famous ex-boyfriends in her version of the iconic "Burn Book".

We then get to see a slew of Victorious alumni.

Troye wore a black varsity jacket as he stands inside a bathroom, keeping with the USA high school theme of the music video.

Thank U, Next High School?

Ohio State edged out of College Football Playoff
The wild card was Georgia beating the mighty Tide, which could have meant two SEC teams for the second straight season. We had a great year, won many games vs. ranked teams and had a great conference race and championship game.

Wilder retains WBC title after contentious draw with Fury
The Englishman made Wilder miss constantly, particularly ducking under Wilder's big right hand with grace. It was a matter of whether Fury could hang on to the final bell.

Priyanka Chopra Wedding Dress Designer
It will be a three-day event and Chopra says it's gonna be such a wild ride that "people will need vacations after this wedding ". And reminder: Priyanka and Nick are tying the knot this weekend , so might want to schedule in a few hours to lurk on Instagram.

You can easily figure the picture is that of her and Pete Davidson!

"I mean, he was really cute, you know?"

And Ariana does Elle's "bend and snap" lesson.

Australian singer Troye Sivan, a close friend of Grande, also made an appearance.

The Hannah Lux Davis-directed clip also features comedienne Colleen Ballinger and YouTube star Gabi DeMartino, who hit the headlines over the summer when she transformed herself into Grande.

Through some magic, we end up at Harvard, where Grande's Elle Woods is about to slay - I see your smize, girl, and I love it. Rival team East Compton Clovers also makes a comeback, taking us back to the classic cheerleading stand-off scene from the movie.

Another costume-related Easter Egg is her Mean Girls shirt, which says "A Little Bit Needy". Only instead of burns, Grande's Regina is dishing out compliments.

Other reports by

Discuss This Article