‘SI: Swim’s 1st Visibly Pregnant Model Katrina Scott Reveals Why She’s ‘Grateful’ To Be In The Mag As A Mom

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While pregnant together with her second baby, after struggling a number of heartbreaking miscarriages, Katrina Scott was named Sport’s Illustrated Swimsuit’s 2021 Rookie. Her beautiful photoshoot marked the primary time a visibly pregnant girl was featured within the notorious pages of the Swim Edition, and the story of her wrestle to conceive will stay alongside of them. “For as long as I wanted this, I’m really happy that it didn’t happen in my 20s. It means so much more as someone who is 38, who is a mom, and how much I appreciate my body now versus in my 20s,” Katrina, who was 38 and a half weeks pregnant on the time, informed HollywoodLife in an EXCLUSIVE interview. “To be able to represent more women, and more moms out there, and more women that may even feel like it’s too late for them, because I thought maybe it was too late for me, and then this happened.”

Katrina Scott in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2021. (Sports Illustrated)

Katrina added that “for years, a lot of women had been told to hide their bumps to be in SI: Swim, or to as soon as possible postpartum, as soon as you can, get back into those pre-pregnancy pants,” and her shoot exhibits that occasions have modified. “I think it’s really beautiful now that the media and people are starting to open up and say, ‘Hey, this chapter of a woman’s life is really beautiful too, and it should be celebrated, and it should not she should not rush to look anything other than who she is, as she is postpartum.”

When she was requested by editor MJ Day to shoot for the brand new problem, Katrina admitted they “didn’t even hesitate” when she informed them she was anticipating. “They were like, ‘Yes, absolutely. This is a moment, let’s do this,’” she recalled. “They are incredible and they just really empower women. I felt amazing. It was the best maternity suit I could have ever asked for, and I’ll have these forever.”

Katrina shot on location in St. Croix and her finest accent was undoubtedly her bump, that peaked via her bikini whereas she lounged oceanside and glowed within the sundown. “I’m really excited that beauty standards are changing and evolving for both men and women. So I hope when you know a man opens up that magazine, he sees his partner is wife girlfriend represented and sees how beautiful that is,” she informed HL. “I hope for her, when she opens up these pages, that she sees herself and that she feels worthy as she is, no matter she’s going via, and is aware of that her physique is a miracle and resilient. Our physique is at all times the one factor that we will at all times rely on, and so I hope that she simply feels stunning when she sees all these diverse women in there.


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