Millions subscribe to Sports Illustratedwhich publishes many popular issues, including the highly anticipated annual Swimsuit edition. Many photos from this notorious issue have shocked SI fans over the years. Here we rank the most controversial Sports Illustrated swimsuit photos.
Sailor Brinkley Cook, Paulina Porizkova, and Robyn Lawley are celebrating their inner beauty in a bold Sports Illustrated Swimsuit spread that shows the models posing completely nude with 'truthful' words painted on their bodies. In the wake of the MeToo movement, Sailor, 19, Paulina, 52, and Robyn, 28, lead a cast of models who stripped down and turned their bodies into canvases covered with words that represent how they see themselves. Strike a pose: The words written on their bodies represent how they see themselves, and Robyn posed with 'creative' and 'nurturer' emblazoned on her upper body.
The best part? This six-foot-stunner is nicknamed "The Body" for a reason. So amazing in fact, she holds the record for most cover appearances of all time!
List of the hottest Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition models and cover girls of all time. With the release of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition featuring Kate Upton on the cover, it's time to go back into the vault and unearth the sexiest women in bikinis to ever grace the pages of SI's annual gift to mankind. Who are the hottest chicks in swimsuit history?
Sailor Brinkley Cook for Sports Illustrated. Next week, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue will hit stands, but one spread already has people talking. For the issue's "tentpole" piece entitled "In Her Own Words," models posed naked with positive words they felt described themselves painted on their bodies.
Paulina Porizkova is an icon in the pages of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. Read on for her candid and honest thoughts, below. My second thought was, oh, yeah, s—t, that means I will have to pose in a bikini with a bunch of 20 year olds.
Olivia Culpo strips down for her first appearance in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. The year-old actress, model, and beauty queen takes part in the glossy's "In Her Own Words" shoot, wearing nothing but phrases like "woman," "love transforms," and "imperfect" painted on her body. The project, shot and produced by a team of all women, is meant to be a form of empowerment and expression—a surprising but refreshing turn for a publication known for its juicy swimsuit spreads.
The models also shared their thoughts about the intimate shoot with Sports Illustrated. I just want all those girls out there to know they are so beautiful and so special. I am natural. I am a work in progress, constantly evolving and learning.
Many wondered if the Swimsuit issue even needed swimsuits anymore. Sports Illustrated introduced Ashley Graham, a plus-sized model, on the cover. Many were happy to see a woman with a more common body type, but not everyone was happy.