It's not easy being Bar Refaeli.
Sure, you're one of the planet's most beautiful people, but the 2010 Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition requires her on the set six whole months early!
Fortunately, her hard work will not go unnoticed thanks to these behind-the-scenes Bar Refaeli pictures posted by crew members on Twitter yesterday.
You can't blame excited staff members for leaking pics online. If your job was to ogle Bar and make sure the lighting was just right, you'd brag, too:
Behind the scenes with Bar Refaeli and the 2010 SI swimsuit issue.
In any case, we're grateful for any sneak peak at what SI has to offer in the 2010 edition of its most popular issue. Note to SI crew members: please leak Marisa Miller pictures next if you get a chance. We appreciate your efforts.
Last year, Bar bagged the cover and from the looks of these leaked photos, don't bet against her going back-to-back when the issue comes out in February: