Ariana Grande responds to tributes from Jennifer Garner, Reese Witherspoon and Mark Ruffalo about the ‘Thank u, next’ music video

Grande paid tribute to different rom-coms

by Asfa Shakeel

Ariana Grande is loving the appreciation from Jennifer Garner and Reese Witherspoon about the references in her new music video.

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People are loving Ariana Grande’s take on romantic comedies in the ‘Thank u, next’ music video. (Image source: Instagram/Reese Witherspoon)

In the ‘Thank u, next’ music video, Grande portrays the character of Jenna Rink from the 13 Going on 30 movie. She also portrays characters from Mean GirlsLegally Blonde and Bring It On. 

Garner posted a clip from the music video on Instagram in which Grande was holding up Jenna’s doll house while being dressed up as Garner’s character.

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Jennifer Garner loved Garner’s portrayal of Jenna from 13 Going on 30. (Image source: Instagram/Reese Witherspoon)

Garner wrote on Instagram, “Every now and then something comes along and just brightens your day. @arianagrande you’re adorable. Thank you, pretty girl.”

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(Image source: Instagram/Reese Witherspoon)

Grande commented, “NooooooooOoOOoOo I’m crying. I watched this movie every night before bed growing up (and I still do sometimes, especially when I’m sad. I adore you! Thank you for all the inspiration and joy you’ve brought to my life I’m screaming bye.”

She added, “And by sometimes I literally mean every night still.” Garner also posted a picture of Grande on her Instagram story, writing, “@arianagrande looks more like Jenna Rink than I ever did! #thankunext.”

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(Image source: Instagram/Reese Witherspoon)

Mark Ruffalo, who plays Garner’s love interest, also paid tribute to the music video, “Having some Razzles (it’s a candy AND a gum) in your honor, @ArianaGrande! #thankunext.”

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(Image source: Twitter/Mark Ruffalo)

Grande also portrays Reese Witherspoon’s character Elle Woods from Legally Blonde. Witherspoon also paid tribute to the video.

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Reese Witherspoon is a huge fan of the music video as well. (Image source: Instagram/Reese Witherspoon)

“Thank u, next. [clapping emoji] [pink heart emoji] @arianagrande #EllWoodsForever #ThinkPink,” she said.

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(Image source: Instagram/Reese Witherspoon)

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(Image source: Instagram/Reese Witherspoon)

“Can we please talk about @ArianaGrande’s Bend and Snap?! 10/10 nailed it! #thankunext,” Witherspoon tweeted.

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(Image source: Twitter/Reese Witherspoon)

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Grande replied, “Omg we tried to put our own twist on it so legal wouldn’t come for us but THANK U. this is the biggest honor. love u more than words.”

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(Image source: Twitter/Ariana Grande)

Even Lindsay Lohan, aka Cady in Mean Girls, talked about the video on her social media, saying, “Ain’t nobody Lindsay Lohan like the real Lindsay Lohan. But so flattered by @arianagrande loving #MeanGirls so much! Also, I love #dynasty.”

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Lindsay Lohan, who was also part of the Mean Girls cast as Cady, also responded to the music video. (Image source: Instagram/Lindsay Lohan)

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(Image source: Instagram/Lindsay Lohan)

In the video, Pete Davidson gets a special shout out in the Burn Book, in which she writes, “sry I dipped” and “love u always” next to a picture of the two of them. She also wrote, “Huuuuuge”.

Other people have also talked about the music video.

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Grande’s music video has surpassed 50 million views on Youtube in the first 24 hours.



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