In her red carpet interview last year’s Rookie of the Year Nina Agdal revealed that it took a total 14 hours to get her body painted. I’m pretty sure body painting isn’t something she’ll want to do for the 2014 issue.
I know we’ve said this on countless occasions, a S.I. Swimsuit Body Paint Artist job has to be one of best jobs on the planet, right? Well, on second thought, I think it might be one of the most painful gigs on the planet. Just think about it: You gotta spend countless hours painting a naked swimsuit model’s body without giving off a creepy vibe, so we’re gonna assume one of pre-reqs of the job is definitely “gay male or straight female candidates only” b/c which straight dude in his right mind can last for 14 hours sitting inches away from a naked bikini model’s body?! Needless to say, we gotta get our hands on one of these artists so that we can interview them.
Anyway, Nina sounded like she was having a blast at Sports Illustrated’s big launch party in Vegas last night. Here’s a clip of her red carpet interview w/ Julie Henderson: