Kate Upton: ‘I Wish I Had Smaller Boobs’

Meghan Blalock
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Here’s a little piece of news that is likely to shock and confuse you in equal measure: in a new interview with U.K. paper The Sunbodacious model Kate Upton confesses that, while she mostly loves her size-10 frame, she actually wishes she had smaller boobs.

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“I wish I had smaller boobs every day of my life as I would love to wear spaghetti tops braless or go for the smallest bikini design,” she told The Sun. “I know I say I wish I had smaller boobs—and that’s true because at least twice a day I wish that. But the grass is always greener, as they say! I love my boobs and I’m proud of my size. That’s an important message to young girls—love who you are and be proud of who you are.”

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It’s hard to believe that a woman who has largely built her career on her ample, size 34D bosom would want to change that particular party of herself—but then again, women do have a tendency to want what they can’t have. Rail-thin gals wish they had curves, women with curly hair want straight hair … we know how it goes.

That said, we also can’t blame her for wanting smaller ta-tas. Considering that she’s already made a huge transition from bikini pin-ups to the cover of Vogue, it seems likely that she wants to keep progressing. Truth be told, a curvy silhouette can be a tough sell when it comes to high fashion editorials, and Upton has been having a tough time breaking into the world. With a flatter chest, her chances would probably get better; but then again, she would probably be giving up the one (or two, we suppose) things that really helped her make a name for herself.

Such a conundrum! What do you think of Kate’s body issues? Sound off below!

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Kate Upton on the cover of the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

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