Beyonce Knowles Named Sports Illustated Cover Model With Bikini Cover Photo

SI ISSUES ORDER - COVER MODEL MUST BE CELEB: Ever notice that in order to be on the cover of most men’s magazines like MAXIM, FHM, STUFF, etc., you must have already gleaned celebrity from another field?

Sadly, it appears SI is going that route, with Beyonce as this year’s cover model:

Beyonce Knowles Sports Illustrated Cover Photo Bikini Picture

If you’re going to pick a non-model, this would’ve been the better choice (I know Diora Baird is D-lister, but her sporty cover outsells Beyonce any day):

Diora Baird