Jennifer Garner Reacts to Ariana Grande's 'Thank U, Next' Video
Actress Jennifer Garner has given her stamp of approval to Ariana Grande's wildly popular "Thank U, Next" music video.
Grande pays tribute to multiple teen romantic comedies in the video, including Garner's 2014 movie 13 Going on 30. In the video, Grande re-enacts a scene where Garner's character Jenna Rink cries in front of a dollhouse.
“Every now and then something comes along and just brightens your day," the 46-year-old actress wrote on Instagram. "@arianagrande you’re adorable. Thank you, pretty girl. #thankunext."
It didn't take long for Grande to take notice of Garner's post.
“nooooooooOoOOoOo I’m crying," the singer responded. "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."
In addition to her post, Garner also shared a screenshot of Grande from "Thank U, Next" in her Instagram Story, writing, "“@arianagrande looks more like Jenna Rink than I ever did! #thankunext.”
"Thank U, Next" also teased visual re-created scenes from the iconic 2000s flicks Mean Girls, Legally Blonde and Bring It On.
The video debuted on Friday (Nov. 20) and quickly became the biggest video ever on YouTube's Premiere feature, which allows viewers to tune in to a new clip simultaneously, with a countdown clock and a group chat. At its peak, there were more than 829,000 simultaneous viewers.
The breakup anthem is Grande's first No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100, and it has remained atop the chart for three weeks. She was the first woman to debut at No. 1 since "Hello" by Adele in 2015.