Kate Upton: America's love/hate relationship with the new 'it' model

Kate Upton graces the cover of the "Sports Illustrated 2012 Swimsuit Issue." (Walter Iooss JR/Associated Press) Moving closer to New York — and working at New York's celebrated fashion week — was always one of those dreams.

Kate Upton spent Monday night at "Late Show" (Weeknights, 11:35 p.m. EST on CBS) watching the unveiling of her on the cover of the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

New York Jets interception-machine Mark Sanchez might actually have done something right this year and her name's Kate Upton — this according to the…

Now that I have your attention. Hey! Eyes down here, buddy! Yesterday in New York, Kate Upton was announced as the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covergirl, and the last 24 hours have been a whirlwind for the

All the speculation started back in December with a New York Post article about Sanchez's alleged visits to Upton's apartment and cranked into full gear again this week after Upton was revealed as SI's swimsuit covergirl, just a year after being named