A topless photo of Kate Upton which is said to be the cover for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition has been leaked online, reported Yahoo news on Feb 8, 2013..
The 20-year-old Kate Upton was such a hit last year on the cover of the Sports Illustrated that they asked her back for a second round.
The purported cover photo with Kate in a white bikini and white coat was leaked on Friday, three days before it was to be officially released.
In Dec. 2012, Kate was photographed for the magazine cover on a boat with the Sports Illustrated crew. Sports Illustrated chartered the boat for a ten day voyage between Argentina and Antarctica.
Sports Illustrated wanted to take the pictures of Kate for the upcoming issue with a backdrop of icebergs.
The Dailymail wrote, "The 20-year-old is near topless as she shows off her famous curves in white bikini bottoms in a snap so scorching she could melt the ice caps in the background.
"The blonde bombshell covers her modesty with a fur-lined hooded jacket, pressing her cleavage together as she holds up the hood."
"In the snaps, she wears minimal make-up on her youthful complexion and has her blonde locks out in a straight style."