‘Thank U, Subsequent’: Spot the cameos and movie references in Ariana Grande’s wonderful throwback video


What number of did you get?

Ariana Grande’s music video for ‘Thank U, Subsequent’ was launched in the present day (November 30) after weeks of teasers from the indomitable pop star.

The wait was price it. ‘Thank U, Subsequent’ revels in Noughties rom-com glory with star turns at each nook. However did you notice all of the cameos and film references?

Imply Ladies (2004)

Okay, so all of us had a head-start with this one. Within the run as much as the video’s launch final week, Ari shared a trailer of the perfect parodies from the much-loved 2004 comedy.

She additionally posted photographs from the set together with her dressed because the movie’s bitchy ringleader, Regina George (initially performed by Rachel McAdams).

Imply Ladies part cameos:

Kris Jenner

Kris Jenner in ‘Thank U, Subsequent’

The Holding Up With the Kardashians star performs Regina George’s mom within the Imply Ladies phase.

Troye Sivan

Troye Sivan in ‘Thank U, Subsequent’

The Aussie pop star spreads some lesbian gossip about Ari at first of the video

Jonathan Bennett

Bennett reprises his authentic position because the Imply Ladies heartthrob.

Colleen Ballinger

Colleen Ballinger in ‘Thank u, Subsequent’

Ballinger – YouTube alter ego ‘Miranda Sings’ – is a detailed pal of Ariana and stars within the video’s opening scene.

Stefanie Drummond

Drummond (proper) within the ‘Thank U, Subsequent’ video

Hey, bear in mind her from the unique film? “Anyone wrote in that guide that I’m mendacity about being a virgin as a result of I take advantage of tremendous jumbo tampons… however I can’t assist it if I’ve obtained a heavy move and a large set vagina.” Properly, right here she is once more!

Elizabeth Gilles

Elizabeth Gillies in ‘Thank U, Subsequent’

Gilles, who first labored with Grande within the TV present Victorious, pulls off the right Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan).

Gabi DeMartino

Gabi DeMartino sits subsequent to Ari in costume

YouTuber, actress, and Ari lookalike DeMartino delivers the I-punched-myself-in-the-face-and-it-was superior line from the unique film.

Convey It On (2000)

The following nod to ’00s popular culture is Convey It On, right here re-enacted with explosive cheerleader routines and that flirty toothbrushing scene…

Convey It On part cameos:

Matt Bennett

Matt Bennett with Grande in ‘Thank U, Subsequent’

Bennett can also be considered one of Ari’s former Victorious co-stars.

Daniella Monet

Daniella Monet in ‘Thank U, Subsequent’

Monet is one other shut pal who labored with Grande on Victorious.

Tayla Parx

Parx co-wrote ‘Thank U, Subsequent’. Right here, she performs as a part of the East Compton Clovers crew.

Victoria Monet McCants

Victoria Monet within the rival cheerleading crew in ‘Thank U, Subsequent’

Monet additionally co-wrote the tune and joins Parx within the Clovers group.

Legally Blonde (2001)

Grande imitates sorority lady Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) on this part, full with killer hills and a foolish chihuahua.

Nonetheless from the ‘Thank U, Subsequent’ music video

Legally Blonde part cameos:

Jennifer Coolidge

Jennifer Coolidge in ‘Thank U, Subsequent’

Coolidge, who performs the beautician Paulette in Legally Blonde, acts within the video’s comedy lower. The actress is a really acquainted Noughties face certainly – Stifler’s mother, anybody?

13 Occurring 30 (2004)

The final film shout-out is to 13 Occurring 30. Ari stars because the awkward Jenna Rink (initially performed by Jennifer Garner).

Ariana Grande as Jennifer Garner in ‘Thank U, Subsequent’

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