Martha Stewart has made history as the oldest Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover model never monday.
Stewart, longtime author, lifestyle expert, and 81-year-old man media Personality, reflected in the distinction.
“When I heard I was going to be on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit, I thought, Oh, that’s pretty cool, I’m going to be the oldest person on a Sports Illustrated cover,” Stewart said. magazine. “And I don’t think much about age, but I thought this is a historical thing.”
She was photographed in the Dominican Republic by Ruven Afanador and appeared in dozens of photos. She said Monday morning in the “Todayshowed that he liked the image and admitted to being “shaking” before the reveal on the show.
“It’s strange to go to an island and then change into nine different swimsuits in one day in front of all these people, and it turned out to be fine,” she said.
Stewart said it was a “challenge” to put on the cover at his age, but he feels like he knew him and called the photo shoot “fun”.
“To me, it’s a testament to a good life and I think all of us should think about a good and successful life and not about aging,” he said during the Today interview.
stewart dethrone Maye Musk, mother of Elon Musk, then 74, for the oldest cover model in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue history. Stewart is among four cover models featured, including actors Megan Fox and Brooks Nader and singer Kim Petras.
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