This year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit calendar is one for the history books. Not only did it feature a record number of curvaceous models, but it also sparked a much-needed conversation about the #MeToo movement. One of the women featured in this year’s calendar is Christie Brinkley, who has been gracing the pages of SI Swimsuit since 1979. In a new interview, Brinkley reflects on her long career in modelling and discusses how the #MeToo movement has changed the industry.
When asked about her experience as one of the first curvy models to be featured in SI Swimsuit, Brinkley says she feels “proud” and “humbled.” She goes on to say that she hopes her inclusion in the calendar will help young girls feel more represented and appreciated. When asked about the #MeToo movement, Brinkley says it’s “about time” that women are speaking up and demanding to be heard. She believes the movement has already made a huge impact on the modelling industry and she is hopeful that it will continue to do so.
Brinkley’s comments show that she is not only a trailblazer in the modelling world but also a powerful advocate for change. It’s inspiring to see a woman of her stature using her platform to speak out against sexual harassment and discrimination. We need more women like Christie Brinkley in the world!
The #MeToo movement (or “#MiCuentaAtras” in Spanish) is a social movement against sexual harassment and assault. The movement began to spread virally in October 2017 as a hashtag on social media in an attempt to demonstrate the widespread prevalence of sexual assault and harassment, especially in the workplace. It has been used on social media to raise awareness of sexual assault and harassment, as well as to denounce perpetrators. The movement has also been used to call for justice for victims of sexual assault and harassment.
The #MeToo movement has gained traction in a number of countries, including the United States, Canada, France, Italy, Spain, India, Pakistan, South Korea, and Japan. The movement has also been credited with inspiring other social movements, such as the #TimesUp movement in the United States.