SI Covergirl At 52

  • Author, activist, actress, philanthropist, and television host Padma Lakshmi can add another job to her résumé — Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue model!
  • The 52-year-old made her debut in this year’s body-baring summer edition and she admitted on a recent episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” that she started “freaking out” when she got the “holy grail” of modeling jobs.
  • The late-night talk show host, 55, presented a photo of Lakshmi from her photoshoot where she sported a yellow bikini.