PEOPLE.COM – Marisa Miller is baring it all for a cause close to her heart.
The mom-to-be — who previously posed nude while pregnant with son Gavin Lee, now 2 — is stripping down to show her support for animals in captivity as part of PETA‘s new campaign, SeaWorldofHurt.
“I’ve always been an animal lover and I do a lot with ocean conservation,” the model, 36, tells PEOPLE exclusively.
“I always see dolphins when I surf, but I didn’t have the knowledge about how they are acquired. When Blackfish came out, I saw it and I was so upset.”
For the ad, Miller shows off her baby belly while lying naked in a bathtub, mimicking the world of captured killer whales, who are confined to living in small enclosures.
“Even the tanks they do their ridiculous tricks in are way bigger than where they actually sleep,” she explains. “They’re completely confined. That’s why they have all these dental problems, because they are chewing on metal and concrete — they can’t even move.”
Although Miller understands the fascination with wildlife, she’s hoping the photo will make people think twice about supporting the parks, which, she says, keep animals in chemically treated waters.
“[The animals] are ripped apart from their family, they have to be drugged to handle the environment they’re in,” she says. “There are other ways to experience them. There is a way that you can rehabilitate the animals in an environment that they can swim and you can go check them out.”
She adds, “It’s about awareness. Once the public knows, then they can make their own choices.”
And for Miller, her choice was an obvious one: The soon-to-be mom of two admits she couldn’t turn away from the facts.
I know there hasnt been much updates with Marisa lately due to the fact that she is going to have her second child soon, but I have added some new outtakes of her from her appearance in the 2011 issue of GQ Mexico. So check those out in the gallery.
CELEBRITYBABYSCOOP.COM – Expectant mama Marisa Miller shared an updated baby bump photo via Instagram Thursday.
“Third trimester exhaustion- never made it out of my pjs yesterday. Can’t believe how fast pregnancy goes when you’re busy chasing a toddler,” the Victoria’s Secret model, 36, captioned the image.
In January, the model mom debuted her bare baby bump via social media.
This will be the second child – another boy – for the Sports Illustrated model and her husband, music producer Griffin Guess.
The couple – who were wed in April 2006 – welcomed their son Gavin in December 2012.
people.com – Break out the blue balloons: It’ll be a second son for Marisa Miller.
“We found out we are having another boy and I’m so excited!” the model mama, who’s expecting her second child with husband Griffin Guess in late spring, tells PEOPLE exclusively.
After growing up with two sisters, Miller was looking forward to giving the couple’s 2-year-old son Gavin Lee a sibling — and even more ecstatic after learning the sex of their baby on the way.
“It will be awesome for Gavin to have a buddy,” she says. “I never had brothers so raising a boy has been awesome. Gavin is so funny and I get to be silly all day with him.”
Miller, 36, had a rough start to her second pregnancy — “I was really nauseous and could only handle eating bagels,” she says — but she’s back on track with her healthy habits. “Right now, I’m feeing great!,” she shares, adding she’s eating clean and doing Pilates three days a week.
“This pregnancy has been very different because I’m also chasing around a toddler, so you can’t really lay down if you feel sick or tired,” she explains. “But I also feel a lot less anxious about what’s to come.”
While her first pregnancy was filled with hours of researching “labor, breastfeeding and thinking about every little detail,” Miller admits, these days, her time is spent focusing on the present.
“I’m too busy having fun with Gavin to worry,” she says. “I’m a little nervous about the newborn stage and how sleep deprived you get, but more than anything, I just feel so blessed to have a healthy baby and pregnancy so far.”
Marisa Miller and musician Steven Tyler of Aerosmith attend NBC and Time Inc. celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California.
people.com – Marisa Miller is pregnant!
The model and actress her husband, record producer Griffin Guess, are expecting their second child in late spring, the couple tell PEOPLE exclusively.
“Being a mother has been the biggest blessing in my life. To get to experience it all over again is really exciting,” says the former Victoria’s Secret model and Sports Illustrated cover girl.
The baby will join the couple’s 22-month-old son Gavin Lee.
The mom-to-be, who bared her bump in a series of nude photos while expecting her first child, is all about embracing her body.
“I always felt, even before I got pregnant, that it’s better to accentuate your curves,” Miller said. “Obviously you can’t suck it in, but it’s important to really show off the belly.”
Miller, who costarred with Ryan Reynolds in R.I.P.D. in 2013 and will appear in an upcoming PETA campaign, and Guess were married on April 15, 2006.
I would like to send my congrats to both Marisa and Griffin and wish them both a happy and healthy pregnancy!
marisamiller.com/blog – I’m really happy to fill you guys in on what I’ve been working on for a while now. It’s very exciting when you’re able to bring about an initiative that you have such passion for and will hopefully bring positive change to the industry.
Throughout my career, I’ve always been known as the California beach girl, with an image of always being tan and healthy. It was a requirement for my work that I was tan and stay that way all year. I turned to tanning beds, as most girls did that I worked with. I knew that this was not healthy and I would pay for it later but I didn’t have many options at the time. It was my job and I needed a quick solution. At the time, sunless tanning products looked extremely fake, smelled awful and were expensive. After a couple of years of going to tanning beds, I started to feel really uneasy about health issues I was trying to ignore. I was seeing a lot of my fans at appearances and events looking like they were addicted to tanning and trying to mimic the beach lifestyle I was projecting. Most were young girls and I felt responsible for representing an image that wasn’t healthy for women. From that point on, I started spray tanning exclusively- no more beds for me. Even if it meant my toes and hands were orange!
The spray tan solutions were starting to improve greatly and the awareness of the dangers of going to tanning beds was on the rise. I started to speak out about my experiences with tanning a few years ago and spread the word for skin cancer prevention. I wanted to support foundations and preventative awareness campaigns whenever possible. I was also educating myself and starting to find ways to achieve the color I needed without putting myself in harm’s way. But I would feel almost guilty when people would interview me asking about the products I used. I knew that most women would not have access to these products because they were either super specialized and not available everywhere or were very expensive. I could get a custom spray tan for $100.00 because it was part of my job, but that is not practical for everyone.
It was really frustrating because I wanted there to be a real alternative to tanning beds, that was organic and looked beautiful. I didn’t want girls to learn the hard way like I did and put their health at risk for a tan. My passion for changing this cosmetic culture has allowed me to focus on this initiative and bring awareness. During this time, I met one of the largest tanning salon owners in the US, in which we both shared this passion for a healthy change and partnered to create a newly founded company called Glissin. Under the launch of this new brand, my focus is to provide education on the healthiest way to get natural looking color and self-educate on the dangers of UV exposure. The salons are state-of-the-art, and specialize in only sunless spray tanning. The tanning solutions and products are organic and contain quality ingredients resulting in a gorgeous, natural color!
I really look forward to introducing everybody to this new brand and will speak more about the plans ahead for the brand. I’m very grateful to have the opportunity to create a positive change and provide others with this great alternative! For now you can go to www.glissin.com
marisamiller.com/blog – It’s been a really long time since I’ve written a blog post, so much has happened! The main and most important reason my focus and attention has shifted, is my beautiful boy Gavin. I really wanted to be able to enjoy my pregnancy and the whole journey of this amazing process, without worrying about traveling and running myself crazy like the last 15 years! I was able to do so in Santa Cruz, surrounded by my family, and focus on being as healthy as possible. I’ve always looked forward to becoming a mother, and it has exceeded my all expectations. The challenges have been harder then I thought, but the love and fullness of my heart has been beyond what I imagined too. Gavin is 16 months now, and he is the light of our lives.
I’ve really enjoyed the community of other Mom’s who have shared advice and tips during pregnancy and after the baby is born. I’ve learned so much from other great women and I’d love to pass on any information that might be helpful to others. Feel free to ask!
I’ll will be posting next about my latest project I’ve been working on for a while and very excited to share!
Much love, Marisa
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