Sailor Brinkley Cook was proud to pose for Sports Illustrated. SPORTS Illustrated has been criticised for linking its latest Swimsuit edition to the MeToo movement that has become a global phenomenon since women in Hollywood began breaking their silence on cases of sexual harassment in the industry. For the fist time in history the magazine features a nude shoot of women with empowering words written on their bodies. Models — like Paulina Porizkova and Sailor Brinkley Cook — could choose what words were written on them as a way of encouraging the spread of a positive message. SI Swimsuit models celebrate more than just their bodies in candid, new project. You have Harvard graduates, you have billion-dollar moguls, you have philanthropists, you have teachers, you have mothers — you have a full range of women represented in the alumnus of this magazine, and not one of them failed because they wore a bikini. OWN IT. To join the conversation, please Log in.
Millions subscribe to Sports Illustrated , which 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. Do the critics have a point, or are they missing the point? Robyn Lawley via Instagram. Many wondered if the Swimsuit issue even needed swimsuits anymore. Sports Illustrated began its body paint practice in the early s.
Telegram Me. For its Swimsuit Issue , Sports Illustrated has taken a path quite different from its traditional route. The project features women of all shapes and sizes, and it has caused a lot of reaction, both positive and negative. According to Sailor Brinkley Cook, this made her feel comfortable to pose nude.