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Bikinis Over Broadway

Sports Illustrated Reveals Swimsuit Cover on 'Letterman'

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Wondering who was going to be this year's cover model for the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue? You could have stayed up to watch CBS's "Late Show With David Letterman," or you could have just walked down Broadway this morning to see 23-year-old Bar Refaeli looming like the Attack of the 40-Foot Bikini Babe. The advantage of being this year's cover model, it would seem, is that you get your larger-than-life image stopping New York City traffic -- and air traffic, as Bar Refaeli is also the model whose image is gracing the Southwest Airlines swimsuit plane.

Here's a clip of the big reveal.

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