Ariana Grande most recent single "thank u, next" was received with mixed feelings considering its lyrical content. When the music dropped, the song got an unprecedented amount of plays as the clip broke streaming records within 24 hours. Many fans have been lapping up the visuals with fervor.
Each ex-boyfriend mentioned in Ariana's lyrics were represented in the music video. A few scenes showed the singer holding her version of the Mean Girls burn book with pages dedicated to those individuals. The words she chose for Pete Davidson were equal parts cop out and sweet: “srry I dipped. I love u always.” Ricky Alvarez' page praised him as a "great" dancer and named him as a "friend forever."
Big Sean's page was the one to cause some online buzz. It qualified the rapper as "so cute, so sweet." Then, it specified that he "could still get it." Her words seem to be "disrespectful" since the rapper is in a relationship with Jhene Aiko. Fans are mocking the whole situation through an assortment of commentary and memes, calling Ariana's remark "shady."