Ariana Grande finally released the long-awaited music video for her hit number-one single, Thank U Next, this weekend. The pop music idol has been teasing fans for a month now, taking to her Twitter to share hush-hush details about her music video. The teasers mostly contained references from popular chick-flicks, mainly Mean Girls, Bring It On, Legally Blonde, and 13 Going On 30. The release of the music video has taken the internet by a storm, and her fans are loving it immensely. It is also being termed as Grande’s best music video to date.
Donning several looks that recreate popular chick flick roles, Grande has done a stellar job. The video also contained a lot cameos from celebrities, which has the fans going crazy. We have the lowdown on all the cameos, maybe even the ones you missed!
1. Jonathan Bennett
This heartthrob reprised his role as Aaron Samuels from Mean Girls and looks just as young even a decade later.
2. Kris Jenner
Mommy Kardashian recreated Amy Poehler’s role from Mean Girls as the cool & obnoxious mom, and did a fantastic job.
3. Jennifer Coolidge
Coolidge also reprised her role from Legally Blonde, as the quirky Paulette Bonafonté.
4. Troye Sivan
This cutie played one of the students who Grande gets the chance to bully and push into the lockers, in her Regina George character.
5. Stephanie Drummond
The Mean Girls army-pants-and-flips-flops fame, makes an appearance in the video joking about breaking off her engagement because Grande did so.
6. Colleen Ballinger
The Youtube star is seen proudly flaunting a baby bump in her cheerleader attire.
7. Matt Bennett
Grande’s former Victorious costar played Cliff from Bring It On, making an adorable duo.
8. Elizabeth Gillies
Another former costar from Victorious, Elizabeth Gillies played Cady Heron from Mean Girls, originally played by Lindsay Lohan. The resemblance is so uncanny, we had to do a double take!
9. Daniella Monet
Looks like it’s a Victorious cast party! Another cast member is seen cheering enthusiastically as one of the backup cheerleaders.
10. Gabi DeMartino
The YouTube star and Grande’s doppelganger makes a brief cameo at the beginning of the video.
Can you spot any more references and cameos from celebrities in the music video? Share your thoughts in the comments.