Sports Illustrated christens Lindsey Vonn the “Best Woman Skier Ever” on the cover of the mag’s special edition Olympic Preview Edition, out this week. But the 25-year-old slope slayer, and the publication, are coming under fire from women’s rights activists who are uncomfortable with the “objectifying” pose the Olympian struck for the S.I. cover shot.
It’s that time of year! The eagerly-awaited annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition hits newsstands next week and for the third year in a row this year’s covergirl will unveil the cover with CBS funny guy David Letterman. The identity of the 2010 cover model, will be revealed on the Late Show with David Letterman on Monday, Feb. 8. The model will join Letterman in the flesh the following night.
Maroon 5 has been tipped to perform at an issue launch party at Vanity Nightclub in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas next Wednesday night. The 2010 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue will also launch online, on your iPhone, and anywhere magazines are sold Wednesday. Feb. 11.