The song looks back on her past relationships with such men as Pete Davidson, Big Sean, Ricky Alvarez and the late Mac Miller, and sees Ariana express gratitude for what she has learned through her exes before moving on. Just before she split from Davidson, her ex-boyfriend, Mac Miller, died of a drug overdose.
After several strategic teaser clips, Grande released the full video to mass hysteria, particularly due to the inclusion of a few original Mean Girls cast members and plenty of inside jokes from the cult film.
With 70 million views and counting, it was the most-viewed video used YouTube's Premiere scheduling feature, reports Variety. This is not the case with Grande's new music video. Grande runs through the various famous scenes of iconic teen-movies like Mean Girls, Legally Blonde, 13 Going On 30, and Bring It On.
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Jase & PJ vs. Ariana Grande: Who'll come out on top? it's time for you to decide! It's no surprise that the music video smashed records.
It has been revealed that actor Matthew Davis, who plays Elle Woods' total bonehead ex Warner in Legally Blonde, had been set to star in Thank You, Next, but had to drop out due to scheduling issues.
Third and fourth are Taylor Swifts Look What You Made Me Do (43.2m) and Eminem's Killshot ( 38.1m).
In a now-deleted tweet, Grande wrote: "actually. i don't want no "next" true love doesn't exist. hope you're having a great day!" Even if viewers don't like the singer, they are drawn in by the movies portrayed in the video.