"I would much rather shoot (photos) completely naked than in a swimsuit, it's just always been my thing," Teigen told Elle Australia in 2015.
"Ive never been much of a beach girl. I grew up in Washington – it's freezing in that ocean. So it's out of my comfort zone, and it's the craziest thing that I'm probably most known for Sports Illustrated, when that's how I feel the most uncomfortable."
Even though she's one of the most beautiful women in the world, Teigen still has normal female body confidence qualms. After giving birth to daugther Luna Simone last year, Teigen is thrilled about her post-baby body.
"To be able to see my body afterwards, and of course you get, like, hips. Finally, for the first time, I feel like I have a bit more of a womanly figure," Teigen said.