Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career is also a host of lesser-known facts that make her stand out even more. From her struggles with body image and depression and her ventures in the realm of sex toys, and her openness regarding her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multi-talented Delevingne.
Struggles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression over her body throughout her youth. She faced ridicule for her small chest. She also began menstruating later than other women and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of fifteen depression struck her and she had to temporarily drop out of school. In an interview with BBC she talked about the time she said, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” But, Delevingne came from a extremely wealthy family and everyone thought she must be automatically happy, and they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne had a difficult time understanding her sexuality while growing up in a family that did not discuss it. At times she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be demeaning and considered herself homophobic. When she spoke 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 considers herself pansexual and falls in love with the person regardless of their gender and gender identity. The actress explained that she may be attracted to non-binary or transgender people. in an interview for 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 the year 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson, but they later ended their relationship. She was also romantically linked to the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has received both praise and criticism.
The Film Industry is facing threats 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 a male partner to serve as an “cover”. Yet, Delevingne did not listen and continued to 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 personally tests the products. She’s candid and open about her work in the business, and sees it as an opportunity to promote sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal passageway in her house that was given to her from a close friend. The tunnel was created by an artist, and serves as a symbol for female power and 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 special digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to try new things and break boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting abilities she has continued to pursue her love of acting. She’s appeared in numerous films and television shows like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It’s evident that she isn’t shackled by other people’s opinion on her talents and skills and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story has been an inspiration to many. She has been transparent of her personal struggles as well as her progress towards self-acceptance, she is an example for others on how to be self-assured regardless of what other people may think or say. She has been vocal about her mental health, body positivity and inclusivity and has used her platform to speak out for communities that are marginalized. Her actions show that it’s not necessary to have everything figured out and that it’s okay to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and became among the highest in-demand models in the fashion industry as she walked for the most prestigious designers like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how to transcending from a model to the status of a brand and also how to establish an impression in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work. she has served as a global ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively promotes mental health charities and organizations such as The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Additionally, she has donated to organizations that fight against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne is also a musician and she has released a number of songs and music videos and has collaborated with a variety of artists including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media and is known for her candid post and relatable material, which has helped her to build a fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from model to actress and has been recognized for her performance in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.