All the Pop Culture References in Ariana Grande's Thank U Next Video

All the Pop Culture References in Ariana Grande's Thank U Next Video

Around 11AM ET, YouTube Music started the countdown for Grande's music video, inviting users to watch it and join in on the video's chat.

Scene-stealer: Kris Jenner makes a cameo as the "cool mom" character played by Amy Poehler in the original "Mean Girls" film.

Ariana Grande has led her fans to question whether or not she has her tongue pierced, after a snippet of her surfaced rolling her tongue to reveal something metallic in her mouth.

Now, she's released what might be the greatest music video of all time for her hit single, "Thank U, Next," released shortly after her split from Davidson.

Before the final chorus, the video cuts to a scene of Grande and Jennifer Coolidge inside "Neptune's Beauty Nook", the nail salon from Legally Blonde where a distressed Elle first meets her partner-in-justice and fellow dog lover, Paulette Bonafonté.

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Opening up the video is teen hit Mean Girls, with Grande transforming into high-school queen bee Regina George and recreating that raunchy talent show dance.

Jonathan did get to hang with the "army trousers and flip-flops" girl though. better known as Stefanie Drummond. Jonathan Bennett reprises his role from the film as dreamy Aaron Samuels, and Grande's longtime friend and collaborator Elizabeth Gillies (Dynasty) - who Grande has previously worked with on the Nickelodeon series Victorious and the 2008 Broadway play 13 - portrays "homeschooled jungle freak" Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan). 13 Going on 30 star Mark Ruffalo's reaction, and Grande's response1. She got the call for Ariana's vid too. In the song, she sings "Even nearly got married / To Pete I'm so thankful". Let me spill some tea for you.

"Thank U, Next" was first introduced via Twitter.

The video includes a Mean Girls-inspired Burn Book with photos and commentary on all Grande's mentioned exes except Mac Miller.

In her Legally Blonde entrance, Grande drives a Porsche with a licence plate that says "7 Rings" - the internet thinks this is a reference to friendship rings she and her six best friends have.

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