Kim Kardashian joins singer Ciara, novelist Maye Musk, and rising model Yumi Nu on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit for the 2022 issue. Kim is actually making her debut on the cover of Sports Illustrated.
Kardashian wore several pieces from her SKIMS swimwear collection, including a pair of nude elbow-length gloves shown on the cover, while being shot by Greg Swales in the Dominican Republic. Kim donned a combination of leather and athletic styles in collaboration with Demna Gvasalia, the design house’s creative director.
Kim Kardashian Attracts Negative Comments With Her Photoshoot
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On Monday, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit announced its new cover stars on its Instagram page. They did so along with photographs from Kardashian’s photoshoot at the Dominic Republic.
“Kim, no stranger to the world’s judgment, continues to live proudly, authentically and unapologetically through the noise”SI Swimsuit editor in chief MJ Day
Fans of the annual swimsuit edition, on the other hand, had mixed feelings about the news. While some congratulated Kim on her debut cover of SI Swimsuit, others chastised the magazine for pushing unattainable beauty standards. Someone even asked the magazine why they chose her when there were others who needed exposure and deserved better than Kim. Many critics pointed to Kardashian’s history of photo-shopping her social media postings, as well as her recent statements that she shed 16 pounds in three weeks to wear Marylin Monroe’s gown to the 2022 Met Gala.
Kim Writes A Letter To Her 18-Year-Old Self
Kardashian addressed a letter to her younger self for the 2022 edition. She is seen providing guidance to an 18-year-old Kim. Further, Kim instructs her younger self to simply disregard the criticism. Kim also requests that she concentrate on her family and aid those around her. Throughout the letter, Kim describes her road to becoming a lawyer, including the time she got involved in a case for clemency for Alice Marie Johnson, who was pardoned in 2018 after serving a life sentence for a nonviolent drug-related crime. She asks her younger self to enjoy, do stupid things, and make memories.
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