- The 'Thank U, Next' Music Video Is Basically a 'Victorious' Mini Reunion
- Ariana Grande reunites with Victorious co-star Elizabeth Gillies for Thank U, Next music video
- Ariana Grande Reveals Her 'Mean Girls' Lookalikes for the "Thank U, Next" Video
- ‘Thank U, Next’: Spot the cameos and film references in Ariana Grande’s glorious throwback video
The 'Thank U, Next' Music Video Is Basically a 'Victorious' Mini Reunion
While Lindsay Lohan herself doesn't show up in Ariana Grande's "Thank U, Next" video, the actor who plays Cady looks almost exactly like the.get
While Lindsay Lohan herself doesn't show up in Ariana Grande's " Thank U, Next" video, the actor who plays Cady looks almost exactly like the movie's original star. For the music video, Grande cast Dynasty star Elizabeth Gillies. On the CW show, Gillies is best known for playing a mean girl of a different kind — the often bratty and definitely spoiled energy company heiress Fallon Carrington. According to E! Gillies played Jade West, the main character Tori's frequent nemesis. In "Thank U, Next," Grande peppered the video with references to several classic s films, including many nods to Mean Girls.
By Cassie Carpenter For Dailymail. The former castmates - both 25 - famously played Hollywood Arts High School students Jade West and Cat Valentine in the teen sitcom, which ran for four seasons between But this time, Ariana and Liz were grinding their hips while scantily clad in marabou-lined red velvet Mrs. Santa Claus costumes for a recreation of the Christmas pageant. Same outfit! Raunchy parody: But this time, Ariana and Liz were grinding their hips while scantily clad in marabou-lined red velvet Mrs. I didn't realize the girls were hitting their boots.
If you've watched the nostalgic masterpiece that is Ariana Grande's 'thank u next' music video, you might have spotted some familiar faces among its cast. In case you don't remember bb Ari playing Cat Valentine, here's a refresher:. In the days leading up to the video's release, a lot of people have been noticing Liz Gillies' uncanny resemblance to Lindsay Lohan. And, just as people had imagined, she totally pulled off Damien's pink polo shirt. Another Victorious co-star who shows up on Ari's Insta Stories a lot is Matt Bennett, who played nerdy, awkward, but absolutely adorable Robbie Shapiro.
Lameka Fox agreed and named the track as her runway inspo for the show as well. In addition to being endorsed by actual runway models, the song's Mean Girls -inspired video looks absolutely epic. Ariana has been personally promoting that part, most recently with an Instagram pic of the beyond-perfect cast she put together. Ariana stars as Regina George and she nails it, obviously, but the real scene-stealers here are Elizabeth Gillies and Jonathan Bennett. Dynasty star Gillies, who costarred in Victorious with Ariana back in their Nickelodeon days, stands in for Lindsay Lohan's Cady Heron and she's such a ringer for the OG Mean Girls star that you'll have to do a double-take. Then, of course, there's Bennett, who makes a great Aaron Samuels, mostly because he actually played Aaron Samuels in the movie.
Way back when, before Ariana Grande was the legendary pop star she is today, she starred in a little show called Victorious. And that show essentially made her famous. Of course, Grande was involved in all sorts projects before and after Victorious , but I think most fans would say that Victorious was where Grande first caught their attention. And to do that, she brought a whole bunch of people from her inner circle on board. Those people included some of her Victorious co-stars and guess what — they play some pretty important roles in the video!
Ariana Grande reunites with Victorious co-star Elizabeth Gillies for Thank U, Next music video
Ariana Grande Reveals Her 'Mean Girls' Lookalikes for the "Thank U, Next" Video
‘Thank U, Next’: Spot the cameos and film references in Ariana Grande’s glorious throwback video