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  • IT'S OFFICIAL: Kate Upton is our SI Swimsuit 2017 cover girl!

    02/15/2017 6:42:20 AM PST · by C19fan · 46 replies
    SI ^ | February 14, 2017 | Kelsey Hendrix
    Kate Upton is back where she belongs...on the cover of SI Swimsuit!
  • AFP PHOTO: Swimsuit mural of Hillary Clinton creates a stir in Australia

    07/30/2016 8:37:26 PM PDT · by mr fish · 65 replies
    People walk past a mural of US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton clad in a swimsuit, created by street artist Lushsux, in West Footscray, Melbourne on July 30, 2016 View photos People walk past a mural of US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton clad in a swimsuit, created by street artist Lushsux, in West Footscray, Melbourne on July 30, 2016 (AFP Photo/Paul Crock) More Melbourne (AFP) - An Australian mural of US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in a revealing, stars and stripes swimsuit may be taken down, after it has reportedly been deemed offensive. The creator of the painting, the street artist...
  • How God Worked Through Reigning Miss Teen USA

    07/30/2016 4:41:48 PM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 15 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | JULY 30, 2016 | JP
    Katherine Haik’s one-year reign as Miss Teen USA ends Saturday evening in Las Vegas. An active member of her youth group at First Baptist Church in Franklinton, Louisiana, in 2015 Katherine became the youngest-ever contestant to win the pageant. Alas, the then 15-year-old high school freshman did not earn her victory without making a certain compromise – disregarding the Scripture advising that “women should adorn themselves in respectable attire, with modesty and self control.” Well, one needn’t be prudish to wonder whether sashaying across a stage in high heels and a teensy bikini fits the Biblical definition of “modesty.” Especially,...
  • Incredible moment swimsuit-wearing off-duty cop pins down thief who stole sunbathers’ mobile phones

    07/30/2016 11:55:35 AM PDT · by BBell · 62 replies
    thesun.co.uk ^ | 7/28/16 | DANNY COLLINS
    BIKINI BOBBY READY Incredible moment swimsuit-wearing off-duty cop pins down thief who stole sunbathers’ mobile phonesMikaela Kellner pursues the crook and slams him into the ground with an arm-lockHilarious images show policewoman and bodybuilder Mikaela Kellner grappling with the alleged thief in the middle of a park.This pickpocket got more than he bargained for when off-duty copper Mikaela Kellner took him down while still wearing her bikini. She slammed him to the ground with a powerfully administered arm-lock
  • Swimsuit mural of Hillary Clinton creates a stir in Australia

    07/30/2016 10:02:16 AM PDT · by The people have spoken · 68 replies
    Yahoo ^ | July 30, 2016 | AFP
    Melbourne (AFP) - An Australian mural of US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in a revealing, stars and stripes swimsuit may be taken down, after it has reportedly been deemed offensive. The creator of the painting, the street artist who goes by the name Lushsux and who has also painted murals of the likes of Donald Trump and Kim Kardashian, branded calls to remove it "pathetic".
  • Caitlyn Jenner conquers her fear of swimsuits: see her white-hot style (seriously ugly)

    08/11/2015 3:44:01 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 135 replies
    Us Magazine ^ | 8/10/2015 | Rachel Torgenson
    White-hot! After admitting her insecurities about wearing a bathing suit, Caitlyn Jenner conquered her fear and rocked a sexy one-piece on the Aug. 9 episode of her E! reality series, I Am Cait.
  • SI Swimsuit Rookies Reveal (Warning: CPU Overload Alert)

    02/04/2015 2:42:28 PM PST · by goldstategop · 46 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | 1/29/2015 | Rebecca Shore
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  • Bikini model makes history as the first plus size woman to feature in Sports Illustrated

    02/04/2015 10:55:26 AM PST · by C19fan · 162 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | Februay 4, 2015 | Charlie Lankston
    Model Ashley Graham has become the first plus size model to ever feature in an issue of Sports Illustrated magazine. The 26-year-old model, who was raised in Lincoln, Nebraska, features in a beautiful new campaign for swimwear brand swimsuitsforall, which was today unveiled as the first ever plus size ad to have been selected to grace the pages of the publication's iconic Swimsuit Issue. 'I know my curves are sexy and I want everyone else to know that theirs are too,' the size 16 fashion star said of her ground-breaking campaign.
  • Would Jesus Approve of SI’s Swimsuit Issue?

    02/16/2014 2:15:20 PM PST · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 100 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | February 16, 2014 | JP
    The annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue arrives on newsstands Tuesday. It features three semi-nude babes on the cover. The issue is eagerly awaited by much of SI’s readership. However, let those of us who are Christ followers not deceive ourselves: the magazine’s swimsuit issue is nothing more than softcore pornography. Indeed, SI’s cover, celebrating the 50th anniversary of its swimsuit issue, actually is more sexualized than the cover of the latest issue of Playboy, which marks the skin magazine’s 60th anniversary, and which features the model Kate Moss in a bunny costume. What particularly offends about SI is its hypocrisy....
  • Iranian Judges Rule Female Swimmer’s Head-To-Toe Swimsuit “Too Revealing”; Swim Time Goes Unrecorded

    06/30/2013 6:05:22 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 14 replies
    France 24 ^ | 28/06/2013 | Mandana
    Iran swimmer’s time goes unrecorded: “Her bathing suit was too revealing” An Iranian woman has taken on a difficult challenge: to swim as long as possible in open waters, where she has to wear a diving suit, a full jacket, and a headscarf. However, this was still not enough for the sports authorities, who she claims told her they could not record her latest swim because her outfit was too revealing. In Iran, women swimmers usually compete in all-female pools, and only at the national level, not abroad, to avoid being seen by men. Professional swimmer Elham Sadat Asghari, however,...
  • For Summer 2012 - U.S. Bikini Laws ... Circa 1920s - 1930s

    07/05/2012 8:20:00 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 16 replies
    Retronaunt ^ | Retronaunt
    For Summer 2012 - U.S. Bikini Laws ... Circa 1920s - 1930s Bathing Suit Arrests, Chicago, 1922 “Women being arrested in Chicago for defying a ban on wearing brief swimsuits in public. Women were meant to cover-up when not in the water” - Australian National Maritime Museum US Bikini Laws, 1922 ‘June 30, 1922. Washington policeman Bill Norton measuring the distance between knee and suit at the Tidal Basin bathing beach after Col. Sherrell, Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, issued an order that suits not be over six inches above the knee.’ - National Photo Co. US Bikini Laws,...
  • Singapore's Water Polo Team Scandalizes Country At Asian Games With 'Inappropriate' Swim Trunks

    11/30/2010 5:40:15 PM PST · by Gamecock · 37 replies · 1+ views
    All World News ^ | November 29, 2010
    At the Asian Games in Guangzhou last week, the Singapore water polo team revealed a new swim trunk design based on its country's flag that had people back home crying foul. The government deemed the banana hammocks "inappropriate," and some of its citizens found them "disgusting," "nauseating," and "disgraceful."
  • Ryanair seeks female crew to strip down for calendar - SEE GALLERY

    08/02/2010 2:44:31 AM PDT · by Cardhu · 67 replies · 29+ views
    Irish Central ^ | July 29th 2010 | JAMES O'BRIEN
    Irish airline Ryanair is on a Europe-wide search for sexy female cabin crew to strip down for its 2011 calendar. Despite complaints from women’s groups across Europe, the airline is determined to line up female cabin crew members to pose semi-naked for the calendar. A Ryanair spokesperson said that despite women’s groups criticism of the calendar idea, a recent poll indicated female staff as the popular choice. "Overwhelmingly people still want female cabin crews,” he said. "We wanted sexy passengers to be in it but they said no they wanted cabin crew 50,000 passengers voted and said they wanted it...
  • Miss England swimsuit round given marching orders by 2009's winner soldier Katrina Hodge (Axed!)

    03/17/2010 9:40:15 AM PDT · by Stoat · 37 replies · 2,234+ views
    The Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | March 13, 2010
    The swimsuit round of the Miss England competition has been given its marching orders after 50 years at the encouragement of last year's winner, soldier Katrina Hodge. 2009's Miss England winner. soldier Katrina Hodge. Photo: PA Instead, participants will take part in a sports challenge overseen by Lance Corporal Hodge. (edit)   Miss England national organiser Angie Beasley said the change showed that Miss England was constantly evolving as a competition. “Every year the girls take part in the various rounds of Miss England – we have a talent, charity, eco and now the sports round, which will replace the...
  • Flight attendants protest AirTran swimsuit plane

    03/03/2010 2:43:37 PM PST · by NCjim · 26 replies · 1,639+ views
    AJC ^ | March 2, 2010 | Kelly Yamanouchi
    A revealing image on the runway has some AirTran Airways flight attendants fuming. Orlando-based AirTran, which has its largest hub in Atlanta, has adorned one of its Boeing 737 jets with the image of a swimsuit-clad woman in heels, as part of a partnership with Sports Illustrated for the magazine's swimsuit edition. The promotion is ending and AirTran will remove the image from the plane soon, spokesman Christopher White said. The AJC has learned that the Association of Flight Attendants at AirTran voiced its objections in a message to members. "It is our feeling that this is not only contrary...
  • Top Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Covers

    02/05/2010 7:57:11 PM PST · by Inappropriate Laughter · 55 replies · 4,302+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 2/5/10 | staff
    Who will be the next beauty to grace the cover (and launch her career off) of the Sports Illustrated swim suit cover? The cover girl will be announced Monday on Davdi Letterman's show, but until then, we have the following: Hilary Rhoda (above) will be in the swim suit issue which goes on sale Feb. 9, 2010. She will be joined by... Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/galleries/top_20_sports_illustrated_swimsuit_covers/top_20_sports_illustrated_swimsuit_covers.html#ixzz0egD6JyJe http://assets.nydailynews.com/img/2010/02/05/gal_sports-illustrated_4.jpg
  • 'See through' swimsuit to eliminate tan lines

    05/29/2009 7:29:21 AM PDT · by Schnucki · 25 replies · 3,448+ views
    Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | May 29, 2009
    A "see-through" swimsuit that will eliminate tan lines has been developed by British designers. The Tan Through range from Kiniki – launched earlier this month is transparent when held up to the light. Thousands of microscopic holes in the mesh fabric allow 80 per cent of sunlight to penetrate through to the skin. However the garment is covered in 'magic eye'-style animal prints and abstract patterns which confuse the eye so onlookers can only see a solid block of fabric. Described as "a chicken wire mesh material" the stretchy synthetic fabric is available as all-in-one swimsuit, bikinis, wraps and men's...
  • Obama in a Swimsuit - Washingtonian Magazine (Barf)

    05/14/2009 3:25:35 PM PDT · by Notoriously Conservative · 26 replies · 769+ views
    notoriouslyconservative.com ^ | 05 14 09 | Notoriously Conservative
    The President of the United States of America. Since George Washington it has been a position of great power, great responsibility, great prestige. At some point Americans began to be less and less respectful of that office. President Bush was treated like a mentally challenged child wearing a crash helmet. Bill Clinton was portrayed as a sex hungry, over eater (not all portrayals were exaggerations). And Obama? Well he is treated as a God, a celebrity, and a sex symbol. Case and point? The cover of Washingtonian Magazine. This is going too far people. It is one thing to ridicule...
  • Farrah Fawcett sues over famous bathing suit photo--VERY racy for it's time.

    02/23/2009 8:28:52 PM PST · by slomark · 47 replies · 13,147+ views
    [photo] Farrah Fawcett. Red swimsuit. Blonde hair. More teeth than is anatomically possible. Oooooh, that poster. Fawcett is now suing the pants off Bio-Graphics Inc., Pie International Inc. and T.N. Trikilis, accusing them of claiming they own exclusive rights to the photo, reproducing it and selling it. She’s demanding $100,000. Fawcett swears up and down that she “owns and possesses all the photographs and negatives of all the photographs taken at the photo shoot.”

 We’re showing you the poster in question, knowing full well that it’s virtually impossible for any man who grew up in the 70s to wipe it...
  • Danica Patrick Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2009 Photos

    02/20/2009 10:23:52 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 71 replies · 8,473+ views
    Danica Patrick is sizzling hot in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition 2009. This is Danica’s second appearance in SI Swimsuit and she’s hotter than ever. Danica can drive race cars and she can definitely wear a bikini!