Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career is also a host of less-known facts that help her stand out more. From her battles with body image and depression, to her ventures into the world of sex toys and her openness about her pansexuality Here are 10 fascinating facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Struggles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her enviable beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression over her body in her youth. She was ridiculed for her small chest. She also began menstruating earlier than her peers, being called “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15, depression brought her down and she was forced to quit school. When she spoke to BBC she talked about the time when she admitted, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a wealthy family, and everyone thought she must be automatically happy, and they were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality while growing up in a family in which it wasn’t discussed. At times, she found same-sex partnerships to be demeaning and considered her self-defence homophobic. In an interview with 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 is a pansexual who falls in love with the person, regardless of their gender identity. She explained that this means that she may be attracted to non-binary and transgender individuals. 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, but they later split up. She has also been romantically connected to actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has been met with mixed reactions and praise.
Risks from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not cover up her sexuality and find male partners for the role of a “cover”. But Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued be open about her sexuality and relationships.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a sex toy company and tests the products herself. She is open and unashamed about her work in the business, and sees it as an opportunity to promote sexual wellness and liberation.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal tunnel in her villa, which was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was created by an artist and serves as an image of female empowerment and empowerment.
Delevingne recently entered the realm of NFTs by making a video of herself dancing in a secret vaginal tunnel inside her villa and sold it as a unique digital collectible. It demonstrates her brave and unafraid attitude and willingness to explore new avenues and challenge boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting ability, Delevingne continues to pursue her love of acting. She’s appeared in a variety of films and TV shows like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row”, it’s clear that she’s not confined by other people’s opinion on her talents and skills and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s life story is an inspiration to many. She has been open regarding her struggle and progress towards self-acceptance, she is an example for others on how to be self-assured regardless of what other people might think or say. She has spoken out about body positivity and inclusiveness and has used her platform to speak out for marginalized communities. Her actions demonstrate that it’s not necessary to have everything figured out and it’s fine to be different and unique.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at the age of 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. She quickly rose to fame and was soon among the highest in-demand models in the industry, walking for top brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how to transcending from a model to a brand, as well as how to make an impact in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work, she has been a global ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health charities and organizations including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has donated to organizations that fight against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician. She has released numerous music videos and songs. She has collaborated with a variety of artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media. She’s known for her candid post and relatable material which have helped her grow a huge fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from model to actress and has received praise for her performance in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.