Beyonce appeared on the cover in 2007. Tyra Banks was the cover model in 1996 and 1997. Herrington first appeared in the magazine's swimsuit issue last year. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit editor MJ Day says that even though the issue was conceived and shot before the #MeToo movement heated up last fall, it's about more than just women in swimsuits. Day says the magazine is "creating and giving platforms to these women" and presenting them as multidimensional people.
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