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. It was at once thrilling and disconcerting. But refusing was out of the question.
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.
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. 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. From what has been released so far, it seems that returning Sports Illustrated models Robin Lawley and Paulina Porizkova participated in the shoot along with newcomer Sailor Brinkley Cook.