07/25/2014 09:04 am ET | Updated Jul 25, 2014

Kate Upton Goes Mod For Elle UK, Talks About Loving Her Body

Consider the ante upped: Kate Upton is Elle UK's September issue cover girl.

The model has racked up plenty of summer covers, including her beachy spread in the June issue of British Vogue. But for Elle UK, Upton upgrades the classic mod look for fall in a graphic Prada coat.

In the issue, Upton tells Elle UK how much she appreciates her body, mentioning that her Florida roots have a lot to do with it. In response to people labeling her as "healthy" -- in comparison to other models in the game -- Upton has this to say: "Wait -- what? I've been begging for this body my whole life!"

Read more on Kate Upton's September cover over at and find the issue on stands August 1.


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