Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2019 Models & Covers: DETAILS

","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Tyra came out of her modeling retirement just for her 2019 Sports Illustrated Swim photo shoot. She revealed her new cover while on Good Morning America and could barely contain her excitement. “My first one was 23 years ago, how crazy is that? I’m like damn – I’m 45 dog!”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"SI Swimsuit editor MJ Day expressed admiration for the model, saying, “Since Tyra’s first cover in 1996, she’s transformed herself into nothing less than a mogul, a cultural force and a supernova of inspiration and empowerment. SHe’s kind of the Swimsuit Issue ethos come to life, everything we know this franchise can be.”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Also on the cover is Alex Morgan, USA National Women’s Soccer team star and Olympic gold medalist, as well as Camille Kostek, 2018 SI Swimsuit Model Search winner and 2019 SI Swimsuit rookie.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"“The three women that make up the covers of the 2019 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue represent the brand in the most powerful way possible,” said Day. “While each individual woman is so unique, they come together cohesively to tell a spectacular story.”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"The issue features a diverse group of 34 women and continues to put focus on inclusivity and female empowerment. With this year’s theme being “Shattering Perceptions,” the issue sets an intention to “redefine the cultural conversation around beauty by celebrating a diverse group of women.”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Other famous faces in the issue include Simone Biles, Olivia Culpo, Winnie Harlow, Hunter McGrady, Barbara Palvin, Jasmine Sanders, Lindsey Vonn and more.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Last year, Tyra surprised 2018 SI Swim cover model Danielle Harrington with her issue in an emotional moment. Danielle was the third black cover star of the magazine’s swimsuit issue, following Tyra and Beyoncé. In 2015, Tyra reflected on her history-making SI Swim cover, telling PEOPLE that at the time there were suspicions that she got plastic surgery.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"“I remember back then everyone thought I had fake boobs because they just kind of stood up like that,” the ANTM host said. “But no that was good genes.”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"The 2019 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue hits newsstands on Wednesday, May 8.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]}]; var articleType = 'ARTICLE'; var favoriteImage = ''; var articleDescription = 'The annual and highly anticipated swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated revealed its three cover models, including former model Tyra Banks, who is gracing the cover for her third time since 1996.'; var slide_index = parseInt(0); var slide_json = createSlides(slides, articleType, favoriteImage); var initial_slide = slide_index; var initial_url = location.pathname +; var base_url = '/2019/05/08/sports-illustrated-swimsuit-models-covers-photos/'; var next_gallery = '/2019/05/07/kim-kardashian-joins-buried-alive-a-group-that-advocates-for-prison-reform/'; var first_load = true; var has_scrolled = false; var title = "Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2019 Models & Covers: DETAILS"; var path = base_url