Gentlemen, the fix is in.
19-year-old supermodel Kate Upton has been annointed by the powers-that-be at Sports Illustrated as the 2012 bikini standard bearer. The teenage model isn't quite old enough to order a drink, but she will nonetheless appear on the cover of the magazine's hotly anticipated annual Swimsuit Edition.
Kate has gained a prominent place in the world of high fashion over the past year. This honor comes as a surprise to no one and is only likely to cement the blonde bombshell's place as one of the hottest models on the world scene.
Her cover was unveiled at New York City's Ed Sullivan Theater on Monday.
Here are some more photos of the lovely Kate, followed by video of her "Dougie Dance" that put her on everybody's radar: