Eugenie Bouchard & Danielle Herrington Lead Sports Illustrated's First Ever Female Empowerment Issue

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They've also integrated a photography campaign called "In Her Own Words" which the SI site claims, "is a continuation and evolution of the essence of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit". The Compton, California-raised model wore a stringy pink bikini in her latest project, which was revealed on Tuesday.

Banks, whom also broke the news to Herrington, celebrated the great news on social media.

As Herrington walked into the room, she was surprised by the America's Next Top Model judge, who unveiled her stunning cover shot.

In a behind-the-scenes video of her photoshoot posted to the magazine's Instagram account for the swimsuit edition, Raisman said she enjoyed getting to act as her own director on the set. "I remember being told I was going to live in NY", she told Sports Illustrated a year ago after seeing her first photos in the magazine.

In addition to Culpo's feature, it was recently announced that Danielle Herrington landed the coveted cover of the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. "I encourage anyone out there to remember that you deserve to feel safe, everyone has a story, and everyone deserves to be heard". According to the editor, the mag's "creating and giving platforms to these women" and presenting them as multidimensional people. Here are a few who became superstars after their SI cover. covers.


Ashley Graham oozes confidence and sex appeal in the new photo shoot for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit. After being an SI swimsuit model in 2017, Bouchard is joined by fellow tennis star Sloane Stephens - the 2017 U.S. Open women's champion - posing on beaches in Aruba this year.

"The time where women are taught to be ashamed of their bodies is OVER", Raisman wrote. Aly, meanwhile, has empowering messages written across her body, including the word "survivor" across her chest.

"Women do not have to be modest to be respected", she said in an SI interview.

Last month Aly Raisman took the stand to speak to her sexual abuser, Larry Nassar, during his trial that has sent him away to prison for 175 years. The phrases "fierce", "live 4 you" and "every voice matters" are painted across her arms.

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