Sports Illustrated made headlines yesterday when the covers for its annual swimsuit issue were revealed. One features its oldest cover model yet: 81-year-old Martha Stewart.The attention to the images of Stewart drew the focus away from the swimsuit issue’s other models.
Among its 28 subjects, the magazine features two trans icons.Germany’s Kim Petras, who hit the top of the Billboard charts last year with her track with Sam Smith, ‘Unholy’, posed for photographer Yu Tsai in Los Angeles.
Petras is one of the magazine’s four cover stars, as highlighted by the magazine’s Twitter bio image.Petras released a track with Nicki Minaj last month.
This week, she announced the release date for her eagerly-awaited debut album. Feed The Beast will be out on June 23rd.Kim Petras for sports illustrated?