Hunter McGrady is greatest recognized for gracing Sports Illustrated’s 2017 Swimsuit Issue. But Hunter, the curviest lady to seem within the Swimsuit Issue ever, had a tough street to journey on the best way to these well-known pages.
The breaking point came when she was reserving a modeling job and “They came up and said ‘We have to ask you to leave. We didn’t realize how big you were.’” At that time she was a measurement 2 and 5’11” tall.
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plus-size models. She signed with Wilhelmina as a plus-size mannequin and “it was just a constant stream of work.” In October she obtained the decision fashions dream of – she had landed Sports Illustrated, and a flight to Anguilla was already being organized for her. “I knew, not only what this meant for my career, but what this meant for women everywhere,” she says.
ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork asks concerning the “swimsuit” Hunter is sporting in her pics. Hunter confirms that that was no swimsuit! She was nude, with painstakingly utilized physique paint. “It took 12 hours!” she explains.
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something big for women and men all over the place,” Hunter says, “Because they were going to open Sports Illustrated, which is essentially the sexiest magazine that people see every year, and they were going to be able to resonate with someone. And men were going to be able to see someone that is a different size.” Hunter is a measurement 16, and she or he’s delighted by the response she’s been getting.