Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career, also has a few lesser-known facts that make her stand out even more. From her battles with body image and depression, to her ventures to the world of sex toys, and her openness regarding 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 depression and insecurity about her body throughout her youth. She faced ridicule for her small chest and started 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. Interview with BBC, she spoke about the time when she admitted, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” But, Delevingne came from a very well-to-do family and everyone thought she must be automatically happy, they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality while growing up in a world that did not discuss it. At times, she found same-sex partnerships to be disgusting and was considered herself 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 believes that she is pansexual and falls in love with the person regardless of gender or gender identity. The actress explained she could be attracted to non-binary and transgender individuals. When she spoke to 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 later ended their relationship. She’s also been romantically associated with actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has received both praise and criticism.
Risks coming from the Film Industry
Delevingne faced opposition from her producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t conceal her sexual orientation and seek out a male partner for the role of a “cover”. Yet, Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with an Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a sex toy company and personally tests the products. She’s open and honest about her work in the industry and believes it is a way to promote sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal tunnel in her villa, which was a gift from a friend. The tunnel was created by an artist and serves as an emblem of female empowerment and liberation.
Delevingne recently stepped into the realm of NFTs by creating a short video of herself dancing in a secret vaginal tunnel in her villa and sold it as a special digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unafraid attitude and willingness to try new things and break boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting ability she has continued to pursue her passion for acting. She’s appeared in a variety of films and TV shows, including “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row”, it’s clear that she isn’t shackled by the opinions of others about her talent and abilities, and continues to challenge herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story has been an inspiration to many. She’s been candid of her personal struggles as well as her journey towards self-acceptance. She is a role model for how to be honest with oneself regardless of what other people may think or say. She has been vocal about mental health, body positivity and inclusivity and has utilized her platform to speak out for communities that are marginalized. Her actions prove that it’s okay to not have everything figured out and that it’s okay to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at 10 when she signed with Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and became among the highest in-demand models in the fashion industry and walked for the top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how to transcending from being a model into the status of a brand and how to create a name for oneself in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work, she is a world-wide 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. She has also donated to organizations that fight against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne can also be regarded as a performer, and has released numerous music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with a variety of artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media and is known for her candid posts and relatable content which have helped her cultivate a large fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has made the transition from model to actress and has been recognized for her performances in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.