Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career is also a host of less-known facts that help her stand out even more. From her battle with body image and depression and her ventures to the world of sex toys, and her openness regarding her pansexuality Here are 10 fascinating 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 during her teenage years. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to 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 quit school. When she spoke to BBC, she spoke about 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 thought she must be automatically happy, and they were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne was unable to comprehend her sexuality while growing up in a family in which it wasn’t discussed. For a while, she found same-sex partnerships to be demeaning and considered her self-defence 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 considers herself pansexual and is in love with any person, regardless of gender or gender identity. The actress explained that she may be attracted 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 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson, but they later ended their relationship. She was also romantically connected to actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. The public display of Delevingne’s sexuality has received both support and criticism.
Risks from the Film Industry
Delevingne faced opposition from producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t cover up her sexuality and find a male partner to be a “cover”. However, Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to open about her sexuality and relationships.
Business with the Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a sex-toy company and personally tests the products. She is open and unashamed about her participation in the business and believes it is a way to promote sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal tunnel inside her home that was given to her from a close friend. The tunnel was created by an artist, and is an emblem of female empowerment and liberation.
Delevingne recently entered the world of NFTs by creating a video of her dancing in the hidden vaginal tunnel of her villa and sold the video as a unique digital collectible. It demonstrates her brave and unflinching personality and her determination to explore new avenues and challenge boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting abilities, Delevingne continues to pursue her love of acting. She has been featured in numerous films and television shows, including “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 challenge herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s life story is an inspiration for many. She has been transparent about her struggles and her journey to self-acceptance, she is a role model for how to be self-assured regardless of what other people might think or think. She has spoken out about mental health, body positivity and inclusivity and has utilized her platform to speak out for marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s okay not to have everything figured out and that it’s okay to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at the age of 10 when she signed with Storm Model Management. She quickly rose to fame and became an one of the top in-demand models in the fashion industry and walked for the top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of what it takes to go from a model to a brand, and how to make a name for oneself in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable efforts, she is a world-wide ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively helps mental health organizations and charities including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has donated to organizations that fight against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician. She has released several songs and music videos and has collaborated with various artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media. She is well-known for her candid posts and relatable content, which has allowed her to build a fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from a model to an actress and has been recognized for her performances in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.