Cheryl Tiegs was not happy when Sports Illustrated put a plus size model on the cover of its annual swimsuit issue.
Ashley Graham is a size 16, and Tiegs — who has graced the cover of SI Swimsuit herself — said putting her on the cover promotes an unhealthy lifestyle. (RELATED: This Plus Size Woman Just Landed A Spot In Sports Illustrated Swimsuit)
“I don’t like that we’re talking about full-figured women because it’s glamorizing them because your waist should be smaller than 35 [inches],” Tiegs said. “That’s what Dr. Oz said, and I’m sticking to it.”
“I don’t think it’s healthy.”
“Her face is beautiful — beautiful,” she continued. “But I don’t think it’s healthy in the long run.” (RELATED: The First Plus Size Model Just Made The Cover Of SI Swimsuit: ‘This Is Epic’)