Supermodel Cheryl Tiegs Says It's Unhealthy To Have A Size-16 Model On The Cover Of “Sports Illustrated”
SI cover girl vs. SI cover girl.
This is Cheryl Tiegs, the legendary supermodel who graced the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition THREE times.
Two supermodels! One magazine! All good...right?
Yeah, no. When E! News asked Cheryl if she was happy to see more full-figured women modeling, Cheryl replied:
Actually I don't like it that we're talking about full-figured women because it's glamorizing them, and your waist should be smaller than 35 [inches]. That's what Dr. Oz said, I'm sticking to it. No I don't think it's healthy. Her face is beautiful, beautiful but I don't think it's healthy in the long run.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, some people are not too fond of Cheryl's opinion:
Cheryl tweeted this in response to the controversy: