Sexing it up on the seashore isn’t all the time glamorous.
Olivia Culpo, one in every of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Challenge’s 2020 cowl women, is revealing what it actually takes to get these scorching pictures.
“My knees had been bleeding from the rocks, and I used to be being taken out by waves,” stated the social media celebrity, 28, of the marathon shoot days on location in Bali with longtime SI photographer Yu Tsai.
“We have now to get up at four a.m. to get the best gentle, and we shoot till the solar goes down.”
Culpo referred to as the shoots with the magazine “inspiring” and “exhilarating.”
“You need to dedicate loads of time, vitality, and psychological focus into what you need to occur,” she stated.
Certainly, she caught to “low-carb, high-protein, and high-fiber” eating regimen forward of her shoots — although she likes to splurge on junk meals like fried rooster with boyfriend Christian McCaffrey, whose household residence in Colorado has served as her house base all through the COVID-19 disaster.
“We’ve been collectively the whole time, and it was probably the most time we’ve been capable of spend collectively,” Culpo instructed us of her ball-playing beau, 24; he’s even needed to step in as her in-house shutterbug, snapping the pics for her newest Vogue India cowl.
“That was actually difficult,” she admitted. “I positively have a really particular imaginative and prescient in any picture I take. It was loads of teamwork to search out the best gentle, garments, and backdrop. I needed to have a heavy hand within the inventive route.”
And as for the slinky fits Culpo modeled for this yr’s SI Swim concern, on stands July 21? A few of them are nearly too horny to point out off.
Mentioned the star: “A few of these bikinis you couldn’t actually put on in public.”