Where Are They Now? The “So Fetch” Cast of
Mean Girls, 14 Years Later!
October 3, 2018
Not only is today October 3, but it is also a Wednesday, which means it is officially
Mean Girls Day! The flick is probably the most ICONIC, if not the most quotable, movie of our generation. It is also 14 years old. What can we say? Time flies when you are busy being fetch.
However, the film didn’t just give us awesome quotes; it also featured some pretty famous actors, like
, Lindsay Lohan Rachel McAdams and Amanda Seyfried, to name a few. The cast has come a long way since filming wrapped so long ago. So, put on your cutest pink outfit, and let’s find out where the film’s stars are now:
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Since playing Cady Heron, a transfer student from South Africa, in
Mean Girls, Lindsay's life has been somewhat of a roller coaster. After filming wrapped, the star was cast in multiple feature films, including Just My Luck, Georgia Rule and Scary Movie 5, along with many indie films. She has also made appearances on television shows like 2 Broke Girls.
In 2007, her home was burglarized by the "Bling Ring," a group of young adults who broke into celebrities' houses. Since 2004, the celeb has also had a couple run-ins with the law, including multiple DUIs and drug-possession arrests. She has checked into rehab numerous times following these charges.
Freaky Friday star is slated to appear in the sequel to the 2000 movie Life Size. She has also recently come under fire for a bizarre Instagram Live video of her confronting a homeless family in Moscow. WTF happened to her?
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Rachel McAdams didn't let getting hit by a bus (in the movie) affect her after playing Queen Bee Regina George. After being a part of the Plastics in Mean Girls the 39-year-old has a super long filmography, which consists of tons of feature films. You may have seen her in The Time Traveler's Wife, The Vow, About Time, Spotlight, and Game Night. But, that is just scratching the surface on the list of movies she has starred in.
The Canada-born star now resides in Toronto, but splits her time between there and Los Angeles. Earlier this year, she welcomed her
first child with boyfriend Jamie Linden, who is a screenwriter. Eff yeah, Regina George!
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The role of Karen Smith was
Amanda Seyfried's first role in a feature film. However, it definitely wasn't her last. Although she got her start on the television show As the World Turns, the star thrived mostly on the big screen.
Since 2004, the celeb has appeared in movies like
Mamma Mia!, Dear John, Letters to Juliet, Les Miserablés, and so much more. Her personal life has been just as busy. In March 2017, she revealed she married her The Last World co-star, Thomas Sadoski, and that they gave birth to their first child together.
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Lacey Chabert (a.k.a. Gretchen Weiners) has been busy since Mean Girls wrapped. Not to mention, she has literally not aged a bit. She is practically the queen of the Hallmark Channel with over 10 movies under her belt. The 36-year-old actress' voice has also been used in many video games and in cartoons like Bratz and The Spectacular Spider-Man. You may have caught her in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past too, starring alongside Jennifer Garner and Matthew McConaughey.
The star likes to keep her personal life private. But, in 2013, she married her longtime boyfriend,
David Nehdar, a businessman. In 2016, the couple welcomed a daughter named Julia Mimi Bella Nehdar.
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Lizzy Caplan has come a long way since playing Janis Ian, the girl that wears a wig made out of "your mom's chest hair," and Cady's BFF. She's held roles in the feature films Cloverfield, My Best Friend's Girl, Hot Tub Time Machine, and Now You See Me 2. Her most notable role since Mean Girls was as Virginia Johnson on the Showtime show Masters of Sex, a show that she also produced. She also has four new projects in the works.
The 36-year-old was
linked to from 2006 to 2012, and managed to keep their relationship semi-secret. However, the star got hitched to her boyfriend of two years, Matthew Perry Tom Riley, just last year.
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Daniel Franzese played perhaps one of our favorite characters, Damian, in Mean Girls, he was 26 years old! Since then, the actor has held many small parts in movies and on TV shows. He is probably best known for his role as Eddie on the HBO show Looking.
In 2014, the star came out in a
powerful letter to his character from Mean Girls. In the letter, he explains his struggle with accepting his sexuality and escaping the character of Damian.
The actor made headlines again in 2016 when
he proposed to his partner, Joseph Bradley Phillips, at the Starbucks where the two met. However, the couple called off the engagement in June of this year.
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This guy may just have been everyone's first MCM.
Jonathan Bennett played Cady's crush and Regina's ex, Aaron Samuels. Let's face it, his hair did look sexy pushed back. You may remember him from Cheaper by the Dozen 2 as Bud McNulty, Nora's husband. The now 37-year-old actor has also been in many TV movies and shorts. He even starred in the Hallmark movie Elevator Girl with his former Mean Girls co-star, Lacey Chabert. The actor is also the host of the reality show Cake Wars on Food Network.
In 2017, the star revealed that he's dating the host of
Celebrity Page, Jaymes Vaughn. The star also announced he is co-authoring a cookbook with chef Nikki Martin called The Burn Cookbook. The book is a for fans of Mean Girls and serves as a parody cookbook for the movie.
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Tina Fey doesn't really need any introduction. Not only did she have a major role in Mean Girls as Ms. Norbury, she also wrote the screenplay. Since then, she most notably starred on the hit show 30 Rock and in the movies Baby Mama, Sisters and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. The actress is also slated to star in a new movie entitled , which is coming out in 2019. Wine Country
Aside from acting, the 48-year-old has written multiple shows, like
30 Rock and The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Plus, she even adapted Mean Girls into a Broadway musical of the same name! The well-accomplished star also published an autobiography in 2011 called Bossypants, which is definitely worth a read.
Since filming wrapped, the actress welcomed two daughters, Alice Zenobia Richmond and Penelope Athena Richmond, with husband
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We all loved
Amy Poehler as the self-proclaimed "cool mom" in Mean Girls. Although it was kind of a small part, it is arguably one of the more memorable ones. Her biggest role since then: Leslie Knope on NBC's Parks and Recreation, but she has also been in movies alongside her BFF, Tina Fey, like Baby Mama and Sisters. The two have also co-hosted three Golden Globe Awards together.
The 47-year-old's marriage to fellow actor
Will Arnett preceded Mean Girls, but the two divorced in 2016 after 13 years together. The couple has two sons together, Archie and Abel, born in 2008 and 2010, respectively. In 2014, the actress published a memoir entitled Yes Please, which you should def add to your reading list.
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Since playing Cady's clueless dad, Chip, in
Mean Girls, Neil Flynn has had small roles in movies like Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Hoot, and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. But, his biggest role was definitely was as Mike Heck on ABC's The Middle, which just aired its last episode this year. You can catch him again on the new sit-com Abby's, coming to NBC in 2019.
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After playing Cady's hilarious mom in
Mean Girls, Ana Gasteyer had multiple parts in movies and on TV shows. You may have seen the actress in Fun Size, The Women, and Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, or on TV's Suburgatory, Grease Live! or A Christmas Story Live!, to name a few.
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Tim Meadows is a pretty accomplished actor. Not only is he know for being one of the longest-running cast members on SNL, but he is also known for his role as Mr. Duvall in Mean Girls. After his part as Principal, the actor had recurring roles on the TV shows Bob's Burgers and The Goldbergs. He can also be seen in the movies Grown Ups 2, Jack and Jill and Trainwreck. Recently, Tim was cast on the new CBS sit-com Happy Together, which aired October 1.
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After playing Mathlete and rapper Kevin Gnapoor, or Kevin G, in
Mean Girls, Rajiv Surendra did not appear in anything else. However, the actor desperately wanted the part of Pi in 2012's Life of Pi. Sadly, he did not get it.
In 2016, the 29-year-old released a memoir called
The Elephants in My Backyard, which details his experience of practicing for the part of Pi. Now, the actor is a brilliant artist and calligrapher. Definitely a plot twist.