Eyes down here please

Her bust has always been in the limelight and now she wants her posterior to get more attention.

During a behind-the-scenes glimpse at shooting a Sports Illustrated cover in Cook Islands, Kate Upton was seen trying on various barely-there bikinis for the magazine.

The 21-year-old US supermodel ended up selecting one with a thong bottom and explained her choice.

"You know what, my butt doesn't get that much attention, so I think this shot will get it the attention it deserves," she joked as she turned around for the cameraman to get a close-up shot of her bum, New York Daily News reported.

In another scene, a crew member was seen rearranging Upton's bikini top to show off more of her already ample bustline.

The crew member said she was trying to make it look smaller and Upton replied: "It makes me appear larger up top, which clearly I need help with!"

According to a Mirror report, she denied saying she wanted smaller breasts, writing: "Unfortunately, what was said about my body is completely made up to try and drum up controversy where there is none."

She added: "Like every woman, I have moments of insecurity, but I love and am proud of my body - every part of it - and wouldn't change a thing."

This article was published on May 4 in The New Paper.

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