This comment was by Cora in reference to the post – This Year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Controversy—What do Men Think?
It’s called Sports Illustrated for a reason. It’s target demographic are men who appreciate beauty.
If they were to grab a 50-year-old black woman it would probably be Iman Abdulmajid and she wouldn’t be what average women look like. Magazines will always promote beauty. I don’t think there would be a big market showcasing average looking women, older or younger as a swimsuit issue. I’ve seen a couple in the past, and I’ve never seen them again.
I love Sports Illustrated, being a woman who appreciates beauty. As for diversity, you’d be surprised that the ‘white’ looking girls with great tans are Armenian , Thailand, Brazil … to name a few. I think this magazine is very diverse. Not sure where you’re coming from. I don’t see many black women pursuing modeling careers. I wish there were more out there as I seem to think that some of the most stunning are Naomi Campbell, Tyra Banks, Veronica Webb, Bre Scullark to name a few.
I love that Sports Illustrated is taking a stand that there is beauty in all forms.
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