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Friday, November 9, 2012

Kate Upton: She's an uptown girl

Kate Upton: She's an uptown girl

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With a guest appearance by supermodel, swimsuit model, actress Christie Brinkley. Before she had to bare with Total Gym spokesman Chuck Norris and his insane ranting about a thousand years of darkness if President Obama is re-elected. 

Katherine "Kate" Upton (born June 10, 1992)[2] is an American model and actress, known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue first in 2011, when she was named Rookie of the Year, and again in 2012, when she was announced as the cover model.

Upton attended a casting call in Miami for Elite Model Management in 2008[5] and was signed by them the same day. She eventually moved to New York City, where she then signed with IMG Models.[5]

Upton first modeled for Damien Haumpy Garage,[5] then Dooney & Bourke. She is the 2010–2011 face of Guess.[13] In 2011, Upton appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She was featured in the body paint section and named Rookie of the Year for the issue.[5] She has since modeled for Beach Bunny Swimwear[14] and Victoria's Secret,[3] and has appeared in Complex[15][16] and Esquire as "The Woman of the Summer".[17]

In April 2011 an internet video of her doing the Dougie at a Los Angeles Clippers game went viral and served to increase her popularity.[11][18][19] On April 30, 2012, a bikini-clad Upton performing the "Cat Daddy" by The Rej3ctz in a video directed by Terry Richardson also went viral, amassing almost 750,000 views in the first 24 hours. Kate Upton’s "Cat Daddy" moves could land her a cameo in song creator's The Rej3ctz's next video.[20]

Upton made an appearance in a June 2011 episode of Tosh.0, filmed in Fort Cobb, Oklahoma, participating in a segment called "Knife or Banana", emulating a Japanese game show in which she is stabbed with a banana.[21]

Upton played in the 2011 Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona, in July 2011.[22]

Upton's acting debut was in the film, Tower Heist, as Mr. Hightower’s Mistress.[23] She followed up with an appearance in The Three Stooges as Sister Bernice.[24]

Upton appeared on the cover of the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, unveiled on February 13, 2012, on the Late Show with David Letterman.[25]

Upton, who was previously considered a swimsuit model, has recently made her way into high-fashion magazines with editorials in American Vogue[26] and Italian Vogue,[27] both photographed by the legendary Steven Meisel. A recent accolade was landing the November 2012 cover of Italian Vogue. -Wikipedia