Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers is also a host of less-known facts that help her stand out more. From her struggles with body image and depression as well as her explorations in the realm of sexual toys and her openness about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Struggles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression over her body in her youth. 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”. When she was 15, depression brought her down and she was forced to drop out of school. In an 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, and they did not 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 the idea of same-sex relationships to be disgusting and considered herself a homophobe. 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 is in love with any person, regardless of gender and gender identity. The actress explained that she might also 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 has also been romantically associated with the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has been met with both praise and criticism.
Risks coming from the Film Industry
Delevingne faced opposition from her producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not cover up her sexuality and find a male partner to be a “cover”. However, Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued be open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with an Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a sex-toy company and personally tests the products. She’s open and honest about her participation in the industry and believes it is an opportunity to promote sexual wellness and liberation.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal tunnel in her villa it was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was made by an artist, and serves as a symbol of female empowerment and liberation.
Delevingne recently ventured into the realm of NFTs by creating a short video of herself dancing in a hidden vaginal tunnel of her villa and sold it as a unique digital collectible. It demonstrates her brave and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to try new things and challenge boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting abilities she continues to pursue her love of acting. She’s appeared in several films and TV shows like “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 talents and skills and continues to push 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 progress towards self-acceptance, she is an example for others on the importance of being self-assured regardless of what others may think or say. She has been vocal about body positivity and inclusion and has utilized her platform to speak out for marginalized communities. Her actions demonstrate that it’s okay not to know everything and that it’s okay to be different and unique.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at 10 when she signed with Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and became among the highest sought-after models in the fashion industry and walked for the top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of how to transcending from a model to a brand, and how to create 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 helps mental health charities and groups including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has given to groups fighting racism and discrimination.
Delevingne is also a musician, and has released several music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with various artists including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media. She’s famous for her candid and honest post and relatable material which have helped her grow a huge number of followers and fans.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from being a model into an actress and has been recognized for her performance in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.