Meanwhile, apart from the two, Aly Raisman (gymnastics), Brenna Huckaby (para snowboarding) and Paige Spiranac (golf) were the other athletes to feature in the issue. Photographed by Josie Clough and posted on the social media on Tuesday, February 13, the video finds Ashley shaking her hips while topless, with only bikini bottoms protecting her modesty.
This year's cover girl is Danielle Herrington.
Following the announcement she made her first appearance on "Good Morning America" where she shared how she was "in tears" when she got the news. Ahead of the release, SI has published the complete list of models featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2018 edition led by supermodel Kate Upton.
Raisman, who appeared in the 2017 swimsuit issue and previously posed nude in the 2015 ESPN Body Issue, also took part in a more standard swimsuit photoshoot for the 2018 issue, appearing in various swimsuits in Aruba.More news: Google brings AMP Stories to Google Search to deliver visually rich content
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Beyoncé, not a black model by profession, landed on a cover in 2007, so it has not only been 21 whole years without a swimsuit issue with a black model cover star, but 11 years without a black cover star - period. And it is also the second year running that her dad was totally cool with it. "I encourage anyone out there to remember that you deserve to feel safe, everyone has a story, and everyone deserves to be heard". Tyra Banks was first in 1997, while Beyonce graced the magazine in 2005. According to the editor, the mag's "creating and giving platforms to these women" and presenting them as multidimensional people. SI teased that the cover reveal will be a moment for the ages.
Recounting her troubling tale of abuse in a MI courthouse last month, Raisman laid into Nassar, 54, who was ultimately sentenced to 40 to 175 years in state prison in that trial. "That was me. SI was my first big job modeling so I definitely felt the pressure within me". Aly Raisman, Sailor Brinkley Cook, Paulina Porizkova and Robyn Lawley are among those posing naked with words written on their skin.
"Women do not need to be modest to be respected-Live for you!" the note begins.