Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career but also has some lesser-known facts that make her stand out more. From her battles with depression and body image as well as her explorations to the world of sexual toys and her openness about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Troubles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her enviable beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with depression and insecurity about her body in her youth. She was ridiculed for her small chest, and began menstruating later than other women who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of fifteen depression slowed her down and she had to temporarily drop out of school. When she spoke to 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 were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne was unable to comprehend her sexuality as a child in a family where it was not discussed. For a time, 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 believes that she is pansexual and is in love with the person regardless of gender or gender identity. The actress explained that she may be drawn 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 soon split up. She was also romantically linked to the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has been met with both support and criticism.
Threats coming from the Film Industry
Delevingne had to face opposition from producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t cover up her sexuality and find male partners to be a “cover”. However, Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued be open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with the Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a toy company for sex and is the one who personally tests the products. She’s open and honest about her involvement in the field and regards it as an opportunity to spread the message of sexual wellness and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal tunnel in her villa, which was a gift from a friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist, and is an image of female empowerment and liberation.
Delevingne recently stepped into the realm of NFTs by making a video of herself dancing in a secret vaginal tunnel in her house and then selling the video as a unique digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unafraid attitude and willingness to experiment with new ideas and challenge boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting skills she continues to pursue her passion for acting. She has been featured in a variety of films and TV shows, including “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It is evident that she’s not confined by other people’s opinion on her talents and skills, and continues to challenge herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration to many. She has been open of her personal struggles as well as her progress towards self-acceptance. She is a role model for how to be self-assured regardless of what others might think or think. She has spoken out about body positivity and inclusiveness and has utilized her platform to advocate for communities that are marginalized. Her actions show that it’s not necessary to have everything figured out and it’s fine to be different and individual.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at 10, signing with Storm Model Management. She quickly rose to fame and was soon an one of the top in-demand models in the business as she walked for the most prestigious designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a symbol of how to transcending from a model to the status of a brand and also how to make an impression in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work, she has served as a global ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health charities and organizations such as The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has also given to groups fighting discrimination and racism.
Delevingne can also be regarded as a performer. She has released several songs and music videos and has collaborated with various artists including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media and is known for her candid postings and relatable posts, which has helped her to cultivate a large following of fans and supporters.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from model to actress and has received praise for her performance in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.