Stop What You’re Doing: Ariana Grande’s "Thank U, Next" Music Video Just Dropped
Everyone's been waiting for Ariana Grande's "Thank U, Next" music video to drop ever since the song was released. The trailer sent fans into a frenzy with its multiple celebrity appearances and iconic 2000s movie references. After much anticipation, the video has finally dropped on YouTube today and it's everything we wanted and more.
The music video is chock-full of movie references and celebrity appearances that are absolute gold. It first opens with a nod to the iconic Mean Girls, and Ari continues to re-enact scenes from several classic 2000s movies.
You can now check out the full video on YouTube.
Several iconic 2000s movies are referenced in the music video. Mean Girls, Legally Blonde, Bring It On and 13 Going On 30 are all paid tribute to in the video, with Grande re-enacting scenes from each movie.
Tons of celebrities make special appearances and the whole thing is absolute gold. Kris Jenner plays Regina George's mom and we can't think of a better match. What other momager would you get to play the OG momager?
Singer Troye Sivan and YouTuber Miranda Sings also appear in the first scene of the video that iconically references Mean Girls. Ariana Grande's former Victorious co-stars Matt Bennett and Victoria Monet make celeb cameos as well.
Several celebrities also reprise their movie characters for the video. Jonathan Bennett and Stefanie Drummond are back playing their characters from Mean Girls. Jennifer Coolidge also makes a return to her Legally Blonde character Paulette for the music video.
Fans are already obsessed with Ariana Grande's latest music video, which has gotten over 75,000 comments since being posted less than one hour ago. The video has since amassed almost 500,000 views in 45 minutes.