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At 81, Martha Stewart Is Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Star

'The whole aging thing is so boring,' she says

(Newser) - Soon after getting its first octogenarian president, America is getting its first octogenarian Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover star. Martha Stewart, 81, has been selected as one of four cover stars of the 2023 edition, along with Kim Petras, Brooks Nader, and Megan Fox, USA Today . The magazine tweeted an...

Valentina Sampaio Makes History
Valentina Sampaio
Makes History

Valentina Sampaio Makes History

Valentina Sampaio is the first trans model to appear in SI's exclusive swimsuit edition

(Newser) - Valentina Sampaio has smashed yet another barrier. The 23-year-old beauty is now the first transgender model to appear in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue, Vogue reports. "I was filled with so many emotions of happiness when I heard the news. The feeling was surreal," she tells People . "...

History-Making Tyra Banks Is Back for the Swimsuit Issue

She was the first black woman ever to be featured on the cover alone

(Newser) - More than two decades after Tyra Banks made history as the first black woman to appear solo on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue , she's back on the cover for her third appearance, People reports. The 45-year-old came out of modeling retirement to shoot the cover. Inside...

Rookie Model Nabs SI Swimsuit Issue Cover

Danielle Herrington, 24, is also the 3rd black woman to grace Swimsuit Issue's cover

(Newser) - Danielle Herrington is the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover model for 2018. The magazine revealed its swimsuit edition cover Tuesday. Herrington is the third black woman to appear on the cover of the annual issue that launched in 1964, the AP reports. Beyonce appeared on the cover in 2007, while...

Kate Upton Gets 3 Separate SI Swimsuit Issue Covers

Because she's Kate Upton, naturally (and because it's her 3rd time on the cover)

(Newser) - Third time's a charm for Kate Upton. Actually, every time on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue has been a charm for Kate Upton, which is probably why the magazine asked her back after two other successful cover appearances. SI made its heart-pounding announcement on (appropriately enough)...

SI's Cover Model Is 63 Years Old
SI's Cover Model
Is 63 Years Old

SI's Cover Model Is 63 Years Old

Of course, she's also Christie Brinkley

(Newser) - Christie Brinkley first posed for Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue in 1979. Almost four decades later, she's back for "one last go." The 63-year-old ex-supermodel is featured in the issue hitting newsstands on Feb. 15 in a red bikini and in a black one-piece next to daughters,...

Cheryl Tiegs: Don't Glamorize Full-Figured Models

She's not happy with the 'Sports Illustrated' Swimsuit Issue

(Newser) - "I don't like that we're talking about full-figured women because it's glamorizing them." That's what aging model Cheryl Tiegs says about Ashley Graham appearing on the cover of the 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. "Your waist should be smaller than 35 [inches],"...

In Sports Illustrated: Plus-Size Model in Tiny Bikini

It's a first for the mag

(Newser) - Sports Illustrated's vaunted "Swimsuit Issue" hits newsstands Monday, and there's a whole lot of buzz being generated about one of the bikini-clad models who appears in it: Ashley Graham, who happens to be a size 16. She marks the first inclusion of a plus-size model in the...

SI Swimsuit Model: Weightless Kate Upton

She's photographed on zero gravity flight

(Newser) - Kate Upton's breasts are even perkier than usual in the photos taken for Sports Illustrated's 2014 Swimsuit Issue —because she modeled while flying in zero gravity. Upton went on a Zero Gravity Corporation flight in March 2013, where she experienced weightlessness and was photographed while floating through...

Kate Upton Freezes for Sake of Sports Illustrated

Cover shot features her in Antarctica, barely clad

(Newser) - For the second year running , Kate Upton graces the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue . And this year, the apparently sadistic SI bosses thought it would be fun to make the 20-year-old stand, in bikini bottoms and an unzipped jacket, in icy Antarctica for the cover shoot. Upton was...

YouTube Star Kate Upton Is Sports Illustrated Bikini Babe

19-year-old shot to cover following 'Dougie' video

(Newser) - Victoria's Secret model and YouTube starlet Kate Upton flashes a wild bikini on this week's cover as Sports Illustrated's much-awaited annual swimsuit babe. Upton, a 19-year-old Floridian, was named the top "rookie" model in last year's Swimsuit Issue by the mag. This time she poses...

SI Swimsuit Issue Cover Girl Is...

...Irina Shayk, a Russian beauty dating a soccer stud Cristiano Ronaldo

(Newser) - The Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue cover was officially unveiled last night on the Late Show With David Letterman, but some people got a sneak peek via Twitter. Rana Wardlaw tweeted a picture of the Irina Shayk cover yesterday, and she explains: "I saw it from my office window,"...

What Apple Doesn't Consider Porn
 What Apple 
 Doesn't Consider Porn 
bikinis, no; playboy, yes

What Apple Doesn't Consider Porn

Apps store crackdown on porn is wildly inconsistent

(Newser) - The mystery and irrationality of Apple's approval process for iPhone apps has frustrated would-be developers since the App Store opened—and the latest crackdown on sexually explicit apps is no exception. Apple has done away with many sexy apps recently, telling one developer "bikini photos, skin, sexual connotations or...

Why SI Needs a Swimsuit Issue
 Why SI Needs a Swimsuit Issue 

Why SI Needs a Swimsuit Issue

Sexy annual is like the 'Super Bowl for print'

(Newser) - Sports Illustrated recently unveiled the cover for its most important product of the year: The 2010 Swimsuit Issue. Roll your eyes if you must, but this annual bikini-fest is big business, writes Dylan Stableford at The Wrap . The swimsuit issue accounts for a whopping 7% of SI’s annual revenues....

Roddick's Wife Sizzles on SI Swimsuit Cover

Brooklyn Decker bared as latest star of special edition

(Newser) - Tennis ace Andy Roddick's model wife Brooklyn Decker nearly loses the top of her barely-there bikini on the much-anticipated cover of Sports Illustrated's swimsuit edition. The super secret cover was bared today just as the magazine hits the stands. Decker said being told she was chosen to kick off the...

Bar Refaeli Dodged Draft Via Sham Marriage
 Bar Refaeli Dodged 
 Draft Via Sham Marriage 

Bar Refaeli Dodged Draft Via Sham Marriage

General calls for boycott of products endorsed by model

(Newser) - Bar Refaeli, the Sports Illustrated cover girl and on-off girlfriend of actor Leonardo DiCaprio, dodged Israel’s compulsory military service with a sham marriage to a family friend, one of the country’s generals says in calling for a boycott of products she endorses. All Israelis must serve 2 years,...

Sean Penn Finds New Galpal, 25
 Sean Penn Finds New Galpal, 25 

Sean Penn Finds New Galpal, 25

Model Jessica White replaces soon-to-be-ex Robin Wright Penn

(Newser) - Sean Penn wasted no time finding a new galpal in the wake of his split from Robin Wright Penn—and she’s just half his age and a swimsuit model to boot. The actor, 49, has been spotted around New York City with Jessica White, 25, and “they are...

Bar Refaeli Scores SI Cover

DiCaprio squeeze 'ecstatic' over nod

(Newser) - The much-ballyhooed cover spot of this year's Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue goes to Bar Refaeli, the 23-year-old Israeli flame of Leonardo DiCaprio. “I am ecstatic! I'm in heaven right now,” Refaeli told People minutes after she got the news. Getting the cover “was my dream,”...

Source: Trainer Says Clemens' Wife Took HGH

McNamee injected Debbie Clemens before 2003 magazine spread

(Newser) - Brian McNamee told congressional investigators yesterday that Roger Clemens’ wife, Debbie, took human growth hormone, a source tells the New York Daily News. The pitcher's former trainer said Roger asked him to inject Debbie with HGH as she prepared to be photographed for Sports Illustrated's 2003 swimsuit issue, the source...

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