Fox News host Tucker Carlson complained on Sunday that the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue had become too "political" because the 2016 edition includes plus-size models.
February 14, 2016

Fox News host Tucker Carlson complained on Sunday that the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue had become too "political" because the 2016 edition includes plus-size models.

The magazine announced over the weekend the Swimsuit edition would feature three different covers with models who have different body types: Ronda Rousey, Ashley Graham, and Hailey Clauson.

Fox News host Sandra Smith noted on Sunday that the magazine had been praised for including different body types, and co-host Clayton Morris pointed to Graham as the "plus size" model.

"Does it really need to be political?" Carlson whined. "You know what I mean? Politics now in the swimsuit issue. That is disgusting."

"Says the most politically energized man I know," Smith shot back.

"Keep it out of my swimsuit issue," Carson griped.

In a later segment, Carson admitted that the three women "don't look so different to me."

"So, she's plus size?" co-host Clayton Morris added. "Who cares. That looks fantastic."

"They all look beautiful," Smith agreed.

"Do you know any man that like stick thin women?" Morris wondered before moving on.

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