Kate Upton proved she still reigns supreme in her 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit shoot in February, seven years after she was named Rookie of the Year for the magazine.
On Instagram Wednesday, Sports Illustrated shared behind-the-scene footage of the sizzling shoot where the 26-year-old model posed topless in a pair of golden fringed ʙικιɴι bottoms.
Kate arrived on set in the new footage and shouted, ‘First sH๏τ no top! That’s how we roll’, before she showed off her ample curves to the camera while standing in the ocean.
During the shoot, the newlywed praised pH๏τographer Yu Tsai for his ability to shoot the angles that look best for each picture.
‘He really knows how to capture a body and make you look your most beautiful,’ Kate said.
She posed for the highly anticipated swimsuit edition of the magazine, which was unveiled in February, on a beach in Aruba.
‘The weather is gorgeous. The water is beautiful,’ the model gushed while posing topless. ‘So far the first sH๏τ is great.’
Kate wore a variety of skimpy swimsuits for the shoot, showcasing her jaw-dropping curves as she posed up a storm in front of the camera.
One tiny ʙικιɴι was covered in silver tᴀssles – while barely covering any of the 5’10” beauty.
Another costume change saw the Michigan-born model wearing a gold skirt, and covering her ample ᴀssets with one well-placed arm.
Kate first shared the shoot on her Instagram account in February where she praised the magazine for featuring being full of ’empowerment, body diversity, and strong, beautiful women.’
During the shoot, the bombshell then switched to a light blue string ʙικιɴι, which she wore while reclining in the sand.
Kate’s wavy blonde tresses were damp for the sH๏τ and she wore only minimal makeup, allowing her natural beauty to shine through.
In another sH๏τ, The Disaster Artist actress reclined in the shallow water, soaking up as much of the golden sunlight as possible.
The model stood on her right leg while holding onto a rock for balance.
Kate signed off her final Instagram post with a thank you to Sports Illustrated editor, MJ Day.
‘Thank you @mj_day for another amazing year!! #SISwim 2018,’ she wrote.
Earlier this month, Kate accused Guess co-founder Paul Marciano, 65, of groping her on set when she appeared in her first campaign for the fashion brand when she was just 18.
Marciano denied the claims, saying he’d never been alone with the model and calling the story ‘absolutely false’ and preposterous’.
Kate tied the knot with baseball star Justin Verlander, 34, in a fairytale Italian ceremony in November 2017.
The sportsman and the model tied the knot in a romantic ceremony at stunning medieval church Castiglion del Bosco in the Province of Siena in Tuscany on November 4.
The happy news came just days after the baseball star helped the Houston Astros triumph over the Los Angeles Dodgers to win their first ever World Series.