For some ungodly reason, Kate Upton was not in this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition.
The 220 pages of the bikini-clad issue are full of models wearing nothing but sand, flowers and foliage — but there’s no Upton.
And it seems like the 22-year-old is pretty devastated about not making it.
I mean, why else would she pose topless for this picture, knowing it wasn’t intended for her alma mater, Sports Illustrated? (RELATED: Now Even The SI Cover Girl Isn’t Wearing A Bikini [PHOTOS])
Fashion photographer Sebastian Faena posted it late Thursday with the caption, “Kate Upton brushing her hair. Home NYC.”
She looks devastated. (RELATED: Why Did Kate Upton Just Apologize For Being Sexy?)