Breaking Barriers! Sports Illustrated Features Size 16 Model On Swimsuit Issue

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The annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue surprised fans this year with 3 amazing covers.

Known for favoring models, the magazine took on new ideas this year and further shocked fans as it features Ashley Graham, a size 16 model on it’s cover.

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Reacting to the move, the cover star says;

“I thought Sports Illustrated was taking a risk by putting a girl my size in the pages, But putting me on the cover? They aren’t just breaking barriers; they are the standard now. This is beyond epic.”


Check out the other 2 covers- 2015 SI rookie Hailey Clauson and UFC champion Ronda Rousey .



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