Yumi Nu first plus-size Asian Am model on cover of Sports Illustrated – AsAmNews - News Summed Up

Yumi Nu first plus-size Asian Am model on cover of Sports Illustrated – AsAmNews


Last year, Yumi Nu became the first Asian American plus-size model to be featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. Her mother is the daughter of Benihana founder Rocky Aoki and Nu is the niece of DJ Steve Aoki and model Devon Aoki. I’m eternally grateful.”She told the New York Post that she credits fellow plus-size model Ashley Graham for shattering beauty standards and norms. “Her SI cover changed so many people’s lives, and I think it changed the industry because you have this legendary publication putting its first curve model on the cover,” Nu said to the NY Post. But I’m also just honored and humbled.”Image of Yumi Nu https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1469757816776769537/mycBkkrj_400x400.jpgYumi Nu (@_yumi_nu) is on the cover of #SISwim22 after making her debut in the magazine last year.


Source: Washington Post May 20, 2022 09:10 UTC



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