In case you hadn't heard, Kate Upton landed herself the July 2012 cover of GQ, for which she posed in (spoiler alert!) a bikini. With American flags on it. Original, GQ!

You might also be (un) surprised to learn that Terry Richardson, he of the plaid shirts, aviator glasses and creepy thumbs up pose, did the photographic honors. Needless to say, there were lots of boobs involved.

But wait, there's more! GQ brought a video crew along for Kate's shoot, resulting in a behind-the-scenes video to further enlighten you about all things Kate. This is what we learned:

"My one wish... I would have smaller boobs. Just kidding! Hahaha."

She also let us in on this secret:

"I love all the states in America. I just love America."

There's always something new to learn about the wonder that is Kate Upton.

Watch the video above and, if they haven't been seared into your mind already, check out the photos below.

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For more things Kate Upton...

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  • Vogue US, June 2013

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  • Harper's Bazaar, April 2013

  • Vogue UK, January 2013

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  • Vogue Italia, November 2012

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  • Vogue, November 2012

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  • CR Fashion Book, Fall 2012

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  • Interview Russia, July 2012

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  • GQ, July 2012

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  • July 2012

    20 year-old Kate Upton denies rumors that she was drinking alcohol at a Detroit Tigers baseball game (TMZ Photo)

  • Vogue, July 2012

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  • June 2012

    "The Many Talents Of Kate Upton" presented by GQ and shot by Terry Richardson (Youtube)

  • May 2012

    Kate Upton at amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS (Getty photo)

  • May 2012

    "Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations" Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Getty photo)

  • May 2012

    Cannes Film Festival (Getty photo)

  • April 2012

    Bloomberg & Vanity Fair Cocktail Reception following the 2012 White House Correspondants' Association Dinner (Getty photo)

  • May 2012

    Kate Upton dances the "Cat Daddy" for Terry Richardson (Youtube)

  • April 2011

    Kate Upton's famous Youtube video where she dances the "Dougie" at a Los Angeles Clippers game (Youtube)

  • Sports Illustrated, March 2012

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  • Esquire, March 2012

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  • Carl's Junior, February 2012

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  • February 2012

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  • Beach Bunny 2012

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  • Remix, August 2011

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  • Guess S/S 2011

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  • Guess S/S 2011

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  • Guess S/S 2011

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  • Guess S/S 2011

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  • Victoria Secret Spring 2011

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  • Esquire Mexico, March 2012

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