2021 Met Gala Cara Delevingne
Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career is also a host of little-known facts that make her stand out even more. From her struggles with body image and depression, to her ventures to the world of sex toys and her openness about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Struggles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression about her body in her youth. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to her small chest. She also began menstruating later than other women, being called “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15 depression struck her and she had to temporarily leave school. Interview with BBC, she spoke about the time she said, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a extremely wealthy family and everybody believed she should be automatically happy, they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne had a difficult time understanding her sexuality as a child in an environment where it was not discussed. For a while she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be disgusting and was considered herself homophobic. in an interview to The Guardian, Delevingne said, “I know I’m the luckiest girl in the world, I understand all this and I wish I could appreciate it. It’s just that there’s something dark inside me that I can’t shake.”
Delevingne believes that she is pansexual and is in love with the person regardless of their gender and gender identity. The actress explained that she might be attracted to non-binary or transgender people. In an interview with Variety, Delevingne said, “However an individual identifies, whether it’s a ‘they’, a ‘he’ or a ‘she’, I fall in love with the person – and that’s what it’s about. I’m attracted to the person as such.”
Marriage and Relationships
In 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson However, they soon broke up. She was also romantically linked to the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. The public display of Delevingne’s sexuality has been met with both support and criticism.
Risks from the Film Industry
Delevingne faced opposition from producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not hide her orientation and find a male partner to serve as a “cover”. However, Delevingne did not listen and continued to be open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a business venture with a sex toy company and personally tests the products. She’s open and honest about her participation in the industry and regards it as an opportunity to spread the message of sexual wellness and liberation.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal tunnel in her villa it was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist, and serves as an image that women’s empowerment as well as freedom.
Delevingne recently stepped into the world of NFTs by making a video of herself dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel inside her home and selling it as a unique digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unafraid attitude and willingness to try new things and challenge boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting skills she has continued to pursue her passion for acting. She’s appeared in numerous films and television shows such as “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It is evident that she isn’t shackled by other people’s opinion on her talent and abilities and is constantly challenging herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration for many. She has been transparent regarding her struggle and her journey to acceptance of herself, and she’s a role model for how to be true to oneself regardless of what others might think or think. She has been vocal about her mental health, body positivity and inclusion and has used her platform to speak out on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions prove that it’s okay not to be able to do everything right and that it’s okay to be different and unique.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and became an one of the top in-demand models in the business and walked for the top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of how to transcending from a model to the status of a brand and also how to make an impact in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable efforts, she is a world-wide ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively helps mental health charities and organizations including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has also donated to organizations fighting against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician, and has released several songs and music videos and has collaborated with different artist such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a strong presence on social media and is well-known for her candid posts and relatable content, which has allowed her to build a number of followers and fans.
Model who became actress
Delevingne has made the transition from model to actress and has been recognized for her performances in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.