Kate Upton's first body painting shoot in a bikini

Kate Upton in a body painted bathing suit for Sports Illustrated. (Screengrab from video on...

Kate Upton in a body painted bathing suit for Sports Illustrated. (Screengrab from video on swimdaily.si.com)

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It may not be news to see American model Kate Upton in a bikini. But how about a bikini that isn't really a bikini, well, sort of. Sports Illustrated released a behind the scenes video of Upton from 2011 when the model experienced her first body painted bikini shoot. Earning her the title “Kate the Great!” this Rookie seemed like a pro even then.


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