Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career is also a host of less-known facts that help her stand out even more. From her battles with depression and body image, to her ventures into the world of sex toys and her willingness to talk about 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 about her body during her teenage years. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to her small chest. She also began menstruating later than other women and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15, depression brought her down and she had to temporarily drop out of school. When she spoke to BBC she discussed the time she said, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a wealthy family, and everyone believed that she would be automatically happy, and they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality while growing up in an environment that did not discuss it. For a while, she found same-sex partnerships to be disgusting and considered her self-defence 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 loves the person regardless of gender and gender identity. The actress explained that she might also be attracted to transgender or non-binary people. 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 the year 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson however, they later ended their relationship. She’s also been 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 hide her orientation and find a male partner for the role of a “cover”. But Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued be open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a toy company for sex and is the one who personally tests the products. She’s candid and open about her work in the industry and regards it as an opportunity to spread the message of sexual wellness and liberation.
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 is a symbol that women’s empowerment as well as freedom.
Delevingne recently entered the world of NFTs by creating a short video of herself dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel in her house and then selling it as a unique digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unflinching personality and her determination to try new things and push boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting abilities she has continued to pursue her passion for acting. She’s appeared in several films and TV shows such as “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It is evident that she’s not confined by others’ opinions about her abilities and talents, and continues to challenge herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story has been an inspiration for many. She’s been candid regarding her struggle and her journey to acceptance of herself, and she’s an example for others on the importance of being self-assured, regardless of what others may think or say. She has spoken out about mental health, body positivity and inclusiveness and has used her platform to advocate on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions prove that it’s okay not to have everything figured out and it’s fine to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at 10, signing with Storm Model Management. She quickly rose to fame and became an one of the top sought-after models in the business as she walked for the most prestigious designers like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of what it takes to go from being a model into the status of a brand and also how to establish a name for oneself in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable work, she is a world-wide ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively helps mental health charities and groups like The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Additionally, she has given to groups fighting racism and discrimination.
Delevingne is also a musician. She has released several songs and music videos and has collaborated with a variety of artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a strong presence on social media. She is known for her candid posts and relatable content, which have helped her build a number of followers and fans.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from model to actress and has been recognized for her performances in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.