Though Ashley Graham’s cover of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition has been heralded as groundbreaking/life-affirming/historic [insert any excited adjective of your choice here], she’s actually one of three covergirls; the others are MMA fighter Ronda Rousey and model Hailey Clauson.
In a clip from this week's episode of Last Week Tonight, we confront the strange fact that Sports Illustrated, "the preferred magazine of dads in the crapper since 1954," is still—in the age of Google—getting major attention for its annual Swimsuit Issue.
Yes, we saw Barbie on the cover of Sports Illustrated, but it was just a promotional ad. Obviously SI wants real live flesh-and-boob ladies on the cover of the 50th anniversary issue. Here they are: Nina Agdal, Lily Aldridge and Chrissy Teigen. And while traditionally, Sports Illustrated covers showcase breasts, this…
The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue strikes again!
For the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, the magazine photographed models on all 7 continents. A world tour of ill-fitting "swim" wear! But sometimes a half-naked lady standing in front of a gorgeous natural backdrop just isn't enough. So the photographers used natives as props.
I'd always just assumed that if you had a great body you could basically wear anything and you'd look amazing. However, the red carpet for last night's launch party for Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue proved that hot or not, ugly is ugly when it comes to dresses.
Oh, bikinis. Such small pieces of cloth that present such great potential for complication! What better occasion than the release of the new Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition to learn the secrets of a swimwear shoot?