So we back to twelve tracks. The Plastics Several shots show Ariana and her crew of pink-clad Plastics walking the halls of North Shore High in perfect formation. They wear outfits extremely similar to the original film, down to Cady Heron's pink polo shirt. In the 2004 film, written by , a montage of characters describe their impressions of the high school's queen bee, Regina George. Ariana Grande officially announced the tracklist for her Thank U, Next album this week, along with its release date, February 8.
She wears a red blouse like Jennifer Garner's in the original film. She struts through campus ready to study law and take names in a way that Reese Witherspoon would definitely approve of. The Rancho Carne Toros get their cheer on. The final video is so compelling, though, it merits a scene-by-scene breakdown. Ariana Grande did it, so I did it. There were also appearances by the rival East Compton Clovers in green and yellow.
Every scene includes a nod to one of four iconic early-aughts films: Mean Girls, Bring It On, Legally Blonde, and 13 Going on 30, with Grande playing the lead characters Regina George, Torrance Shipman, Elle Woods, and Jenna Rink—Grande has the range! The album is still a little ways away, but Grande has been very generous on Twitter about sharing the meaning of her songs ahead of their release. There are moments you don't need a movie marathon to recognize: writing in the Burn Book as Regina George, marching into Harvard Yard with a chihuahua in tow as Elle Woods—you get the idea. The video did not disappoint. I decided to keep it private for many reasons. We knew ahead of time that the video would be iconic—how could it not with lyrics that name-check her exes and hints that the video would reference early-2000s classics? YouTube But Grande later tweeted that she changed the album's setlist.
Every other week, there's like, a pregnancy thing. Side-by-side, there's no missing the reference to Torrance and Cliff's tooth-brushing meet-cute scene in Bring It On. Twitter Grande also explained that fear wasn't holding her back with the song she chose not to share when a fan told her to not let fear conquer her. Grande and her team packed the five-minute clip with references and sweet details. Just like the film, they're hanging out in their pajamas and falling in love over passing the Crest bottle. Ahead, catch up on all the hidden movie references you may have missed on your first watch, organized by each epic throwback film.
Here's everything you may have missed. Grande's version of this scene, , touches upon her real-life characteristics, recent life events, and rumors about the pop star. You may take away something totally different and specific to your life!. This post will be updated with any new tweets and insights Grande shares. They were close before Grande found pop stardom and have.
Jenna's Doll House 13 Going on 30 had the briefest appearance in the music video, but it made an impact. Then, like in the film, Grande's onscreen love interest hands her a mixtape; though, we're betting there's no hard rock as there was in the Kirsten Dunst original. Torrance and Cliff are adorable, and there's a mixtape. She clarified her interpretation of the song further to a fan. Grande's breakup haircut is on full display while she plays with Jenna's dream Barbie house from the movie and has a good ol' happy cry. Grande has previously lamented the constant speculation that she is pregnant. But I look forward to you hearing it and having your own experience with it.
The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. She and Davidson broke up shortly after Miller died. Thank u again for understanding n respecting this decision. Even with on-the-nose tributes to these classics, Grande managed to sneak in deep-dive details from each movie. Here, everything Grande has said so far about what—and in some cases who—her tracks are about.
Miller and Grande dated for two years before calling it quits, and Miller's passing had a profound effect on Grande later that year. Fans have already speculated that person for Grande is likely Pete Davidson, whom she started dating and got engaged to shortly after her breakup with Mac Miller. . . .
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