Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career but also has some lesser-known facts that make her stand out more. From her struggles with body image and depression, to her ventures into the world of sex toys and her openness about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Problems with depression and Body Image
Despite her stunning beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression over her body during her teenage years. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to her small chest. She also began menstruating later than other women who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15 depression slowed her down and she was forced to quit school. In an interview with BBC she discussed the time when she admitted, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a very well-to-do family and everybody believed she should be automatically happy, they did not understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne was unable to comprehend her sexuality as a child in an environment that did not discuss it. For a while she believed that same-sex marriages to be disgusting and considered herself a homophobe. 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 is a pansexual who falls in love with the person regardless of gender or gender identity. The actress explained she could be drawn to transgender or non-binary 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 the year 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson, but they later ended their relationship. She was also romantically associated with the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has received both praise and criticism.
Risks emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne had to face opposition from producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not conceal her sexual orientation and seek out a male partner to serve as a “cover”. Yet, Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to be open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with the 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 work in the industry and regards it as an opportunity to promote sexual wellness and liberation.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal passageway in her house that was given to her from a friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist and serves as an emblem for female power and freedom.
Delevingne recently ventured into the realm of NFTs by making a video of herself dancing in the hidden vaginal tunnel of her house and then selling it as a special digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to try new things and push boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting abilities she has continued to pursue her passion for acting. She’s appeared in a variety of films and TV shows such as “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row”, it’s clear that she isn’t shackled by others’ opinions about her talent and abilities and is constantly challenging herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story has been an inspiration for many. She has been open of her personal struggles as well as her her journey to self-acceptance. She is an example for others on the importance of being true to oneself regardless of what others might think or think. She has spoken out about mental health, body positivity and inclusion, and has used her platform to advocate for communities that are marginalized. Her actions demonstrate that it’s okay not to have everything figured out and it’s okay to be different and individual.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a 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 such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of how you can go from a model to a brand, and also how to create an impact in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable work. she has served as a global ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively helps mental health charities and groups including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has donated to organizations that fight against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne can also be regarded as a performer. She has released numerous songs and music videos and has collaborated with different artist like Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a strong presence on social media. She is known for her candid post and relatable material which has allowed her to grow a huge number of followers and fans.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from a model to an actress and has received praise for her performance in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.