Yumi Nu is making history as the first Asian plus-size model to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, making her debut for 2021. Photo: Sports Illustrated Yumi Nu is making history as the first Asian plus-size model to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, making her debut for 2021. Photo: Sports Illustrated
Yumi Nu is making history as the first Asian plus-size model to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, making her debut for 2021. Photo: Sports Illustrated
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Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue’s first Asian plus-size model Yumi Nu says it’s an ‘incredible honour’

  • The songwriter and niece of deejay Steve Aoki says she is ‘proud to be making history’
  • Representations of plus-size or ‘curvy’ body types are a rarity among the Asian community in the US and in Asian countries

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Yumi Nu is making history as the first Asian plus-size model to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, making her debut for 2021. Photo: Sports Illustrated Yumi Nu is making history as the first Asian plus-size model to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, making her debut for 2021. Photo: Sports Illustrated
Yumi Nu is making history as the first Asian plus-size model to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, making her debut for 2021. Photo: Sports Illustrated
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