Ariana Grande wins blue ribbon from Jennifer Coolidge for ‘Best in Show’ costume: ‘F—ing great’
The singer and her Victorious costar Elizabeth Gillies got a head start on Halloween.
By Lauren Huff October 28, 2022 at 10: 11 PM EDT
Call off the dogs — Halloween’s winners have been found, according to one not-quite-impartial judge.
Ahead of the spooky holiday, Ariana Grande and her Victorious costar Elizabeth Gillies got into the spirit by sharing their pitch-perfect take on the dog show mockumentary Best in Show. In a joint Instagram post, Grande and Gillies shared their perfect take on the “Best in Show” mockumentary.
As fans of the 2000 cult classic know, Best in Show was directed by Christopher Guest and features an all-star cast including Eugene Levy, Jennifer Coolidge, Parker Posey, Fred Willard, Linda Kash, Jane Lynch, Catherine O’Hara, and Larry Miller. It is shot in fly-on the-wall style and offers a humorous (and fictionalized!) look at the competitive and cutthroat worlds of dog shows.
In their recreations, Grande tackles Sherri Ann Cabot (Coolidge’s character) and the roles played by Levy or Kash. Gillies offers imitations of O’Hara and Miller.
370100 03: Jane Lynch as Christy Cummings, left, and Jennifer Coolidge as Sherri Ann Ward with “Rhapsody In White” star in Castle Rock Entertainment’s film, “Best In Show.” (Photo by Doane Gregory/Online USA)
Jane Lynch as Christy Cummings and Jennifer Coolidge as Sherri Ann Ward in ‘Best in Show. ‘
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Coolidge, who previously starred in Grande’s “Thank U, Next” music video as her Legally Blonde character Paulette, was one of many stars who weighed in on the spot-on Instagram post. “This is amazing. I was gonna go as the young boy’s pet weasel from ‘The Watcher’ but now I think I’m gonna go as @arianagrande’s dog Toulouse,” she wrote (simultaneously plugging her new Netflix show).
Fellow celebs such as Katy Perry, Victoria Justice and Rachel Zegler also applauded Grande’s and Gillies’ efforts. You can see the post above.
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