Brittany Mahomes, the wife of Kansas City Chiefs' quarterback Patrick Mahomes, has responded to critics following her Sports Illustrated Swimsuit debut. Despite some backlash claiming that she only landed the gig because of her husband and her friendship with Taylor Swift, others praised her stunning portraits. After reposting celebratory posts from friends, Mahomes addressed the negativity on her Instagram Story, stating, "People will dislike you. People will love you. Don't let any of that define you. KEEP SHINING and being YOU." Fellow WAG Kelly Stafford, wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, also came out in support of Mahomes and other athletes' wives. Stafford defended their use of the platform they have been given, emphasizing that they can create positive change and do good in the world. Mahomes was celebrated by Sports Illustrated for her entrepreneurial achievements and her role as a mother of two, with the publication describing her as a modern-day powerhouse.