GQ release "The Newest reason to love your country" featuring Kate Upton wearing a tiny patriotic red, white and blue bikini, licking a rocket pop. 

The shot was taken by Terry Richardson, Fashion Photographer known for his exploration in the idea of sexuality. Richardson has done works with Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, YSL and Magazine Covers for Vogue, Vanity Fair and GQ.


The idea of sexuality is clearly present in the patriotic GQ cover.

The 20 year-old model revealed during the GQ shoot her one piece top fell off, laughing and turning bright red Kate tired to keep her cool saying "alot of people are watching, so they kicked us out of the Santa Monica Pier - it was so embarrassing."

Kate knows why most of her twitter followers are male stating to GQ "I grew up in Florida riding horses, so for the majority of my life I was either in boots and jeans or a bathing suit. I understand why male followers like me."

The full interview will be available in GQ 2012 July Issue