The 2008 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition comes out this week.
As usual, the issue is sure to stir up debate among those who think this publication should be reserved for athletes... and those who cannot lift their jaw up off the floor due to a series of Bar Refaeli bikini photos.
Instead of choosing sides, we're simply gonna publish a few images from the issue. You can decide if they're worth getting irked about. For starters, here is this year's cover girl, Marisa Miller, looking beautiful and almost naked:
Meanwhile, Danica Patrick is also barely wearing a bathing suit in this picture. But the race car driver is still wearing more layers (one) than she has wins on the IndyCar circuit (zero):
Lastly, Heidi Klum backs down Will Ferrell in this semi-promotional ad for the actor's new movie, Semi-Pro. We really should have become comedians instead of celebrity gossip mavens: