Monday 23 October 2017

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

Upton has become one of the most in demand supermodels
Upton has become one of the most in demand supermodels
Carol Alt
Carol Alt at the height of her career

Legendary supermodel Carol Alt was the face of her generation.

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."

Winter 2006 Sports Illustrated Cover
Winter 2006 Sports Illustrated Cover
Christy Brinkley Models a Swimsuit in the British Virgin Islands in 1980
Heidi Klum in xxxx
Daniela Pestova covers the SI Swimsuit Issue in 2000
Irina Shayk in 2011
Rebecca Romijn-Stamos in 1998
Brooklyn Decker in 2010
Kathy Ireland in 1989
Christie Brinkley in 1979
The 2007 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue features singer and actress Beyonce on the cover
Rebecca Romijn in 1999
Sue Peterson in 1965
Marisa Miller in 2008
Kate Upton in 2013
Tyra Banks and Valeria Mazza in 1995

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

"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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