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Friday 11 July 2014

Veteran supermodel Carol Alt disses Kate Upton: 'I don't see what the big hullaballoo is'

Published 26/02/2014|15:31

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Upton has become one of the most in demand supermodels

Legendary supermodel Carol Alt was the face of her generation.

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But she has a few things to say about the current crop of supermodels, namely Kate Upton.

Upton landed her third consecutive Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover (okay, back cover) this year and posed in a much-hyped zero gravity shoot in her gold bikini.

And Alt has hit out at the attention that the 21-year-old blonde gets, putting her popularity down to social media.

"What I don't understand with Kate [Upton] is what's all the hullaballoo," she said.

"There are many covers of Sports Illustrated -- one girl was just wearing a bottom, no top. I don't get what all the hullabaloo is. I think what it is is that in this moment there's just so much social media and that's why she's had more word of mouth than anybody."

"I like Kate, she's a pretty girl," she continued.

Winter 2006 Sports Illustrated Cover.
Swimsuit: 2006 Issue. (L-R) Portrait of Veronica Varekova (Ank by Mirla Sabino), Elle Macpherson (Dolce & Gabana), Rebecca Romijn (Chio di Stefania D), Rachel Hunter (BCBG Maz Azria Swim), Daniela Pestova (Calvin Klein Swimwear), Elsa Benitz (Christina Liquori), Carolyn Murphy (Vanda Catucci), and Yamila Diaz-Rahi (Dolce & Gabana) on beach at Coral Sands Hotel. Cover.
Harbour Island, Bahamas 8/2/2005
MANDATORY CREDIT: Raphael Mazzucco/Sports Illustrated
SetNumber: X73934
Winter 2006 Sports Illustrated Cover

"But all the girls are nice, and all the girls are pretty. Every cover, to me, deserves to be talked about."

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