Cheryl Tiegs: Sports Illustrated plus-size model is "unhealthy"

Model/actress Cheryl Tiegs attends the Montblanc Vanity Fair Party celebrating the Collection Princesse Grace de Monaco at Hotel Bel-Air on Feb. 21, 2012, in Los Angeles.

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Cheryl Tiegs doesn't agree with promoting "full-figured women" on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

Model Ashley Graham, who is a size 14 to 16, graced the cover of the magazine's famed swimsuit issue, and Tiegs thinks it's unhealthy.

She told E!, "I don't like that we're talking about full-figured women because it's glamorizing them because your waist should be smaller than 35 [inches]. That's what Dr. Oz said, and I'm sticking to it. No, I don't think it's healthy. Her face is beautiful. Beautiful. But I don't think it's healthy in the long run."

Graham is proud to represent "real women," though.

"I've got plenty of friends [of all sizes] and different shapes and everything," she recently told E! News. "And I don't want any of them to feel like they aren't 'real women.'"

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