SI Swimsuit 2016: The decision behind the cover models

In this episode of the Gray Area Podcast, Maggie Gray welcomes assistant managing editor MJ Day into the podcast studio to discuss the decision that went into choosing Ronda Rousey, Hailey Clauson and Ashley Graham to be featured as the 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover models.Day also responds to John Oliver's segment from Last Week Tonight, shares stories about trying to avoid the paparazzi with Rousey, Chrissy Teigen's rise from catalog model to supermodel, what it was like to shoot with Kate Upton in zero gravity and much more.

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SI Staff