Sports Illustrated's New Attention-Grabbing Swimsuit Issue

New issue is making waves, from Hannah Davis' racy bikini on the cover to the edition's first plus-size model feature.
1:48 | 02/06/15

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to learn more. Swimsuit edition has never been known for subtlety. But this year's cover is so risque we can't show it to you in full. On the inside of the magazine there's another model who's getting attention for an entirely different reason. With both stories here's ABC's Mara shall have come Poe. Reporter: It's one of the most timely covered covers in modeling, the "Sports illustrated" swimsuit edition. And this one, well, it's too racy to even show you. Sporting a super low-cut bikini bottom, that's 24-year-old Hannah Davis, aka Derek Jeter's girlfriend. In this behind the scenes "Sports illustrated" video, Hannah is brought to tears when she sees her cover. But others tonight calling the picture just too risque. Even pornographic. This is "Sports illustrated," not "Playboy." "Sports illustrated" defending the pic today, telling us after 50 years of swimsuits, what everybody knows is that one person's risque is another's sexy. But inside there's yet another model turning heads. Plus-sized model Ashley graham in an ad for swim wear brand swimsuits for all. We're definitely talking about Anna Davis a little bit today. But Ashley graham saw stole a little bit of her thunder. Reporter: The first time an ad featuring a plus-size model has ever made it into the swimsuit edition. And no one can look away. What's the harm in showing different body types and different kinds of girls? Ashley looks amazing in the ad. I think it was a really great move. Reporter: So whatever your definition of sexy, it's definitely expanding. For "Nightline," I'm mara-campo in New York.

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