Tyra Banks Reveals 2018 ‘Sports Illustrated’ Swimsuit Cover (PIC + VIDEO)

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Anyone who’s seen America’s Next Top Model knows that Tyra Banks is completely capable of bringing the drama. Which is why Sports Illustrated sought her out to make her the official unveiler of the 2018 Swimsuit Edition cover.

In the video below, Tyra brought her familiar catchphrase, “I only have one photo in my hands. And this photo represents…”

Check out the pretty awesome documentation in a video also featuring SI’s 2018 cover girl, Danielle Herrington:

SO THIS JUST HAPPENED! @si_swimsuit @tyrabanks ❤️

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Here’s the cover itself:

THANK YOU @si_swimsuit for having me on your COVER. This is my first cover ever and I am beyond speechless! I dedicate this to all the young girls out there. Work hard, surround yourself with good people who believe in you and your DREAMS WILL COME TRUE! To @mj_day and your amazing team at @si_swimsuit #FamilyForever, thank you! To my my parents, family and friends, I LOVE YOU, thank you! To my agent @sandrasperka thank you for not only being the best agent, but also my mentor and friend! To @bodybymato for supporting me for the last 2 years and always being there for me! To my agency @women360mgmt you guys are the bomb! I am the luckiest and most grateful girl DREAM BIG. WORK HARD. BE RESPECTFUL. LOVE EACH OTHER. OWN IT!

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Not bad, eh? The whole reveal thing can get stale after decades and decades, but against all odds, Sports Illustrated does a good job of keeping it feeling new.

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