Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers is also a host of lesser-known facts that make her stand out more. From her struggles with depression and body image and her ventures to the world of sex toys and her willingness to talk about 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 anxiety and depression over her body throughout her youth. She faced ridicule for her small chest and started menstruating later than her peers and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15 depression struck her and she had to temporarily drop out of school. In an interview with BBC, she spoke about the time she said, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” But, Delevingne came from a extremely wealthy family and everyone thought she must be automatically happy, and they did not understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne had a difficult time understanding her sexuality as a child in an environment that did not discuss it. For a time she believed that same-sex marriages to be disgusting and was considered herself a homophobe. 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 identity. She said she could be drawn to non-binary and transgender individuals. in an interview for 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 ended their relationship. She has also been romantically associated with the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has been met with both support and criticism.
The Film Industry is facing threats emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne faced opposition from producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not cover up her sexuality and find male partners to be an “cover”. Yet, Delevingne did not listen and continued to speak out about her sexuality and relationship.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a sex-toy company and tests the products herself. She’s candid and open about her participation in the business, and sees it as an opportunity to spread the message of sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal passageway in her house that was given to her from a friend. The tunnel was created by an artist and is a symbol of female empowerment and liberation.
Delevingne recently stepped into the world of NFTs by creating a short video of herself dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel inside her villa and sold the video as a unique digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unflinching personality and her determination to experiment with new ideas and challenge boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting abilities she continues to pursue her passion for 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’s evident that Delevingne is not limited by other people’s opinion on her talent and abilities and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration for many. She has been transparent regarding her struggle and progress towards acceptance of herself, and she’s an example for others on the importance of being true to oneself, regardless of what others might think or say. She has spoken out about mental health, body positivity and inclusion and has used her platform to advocate for marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s okay to not know everything 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 joined Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and was soon one of the most sought-after models in the industry, walking for top brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how you can go from being a model into the status of a brand as well as how to create an impact 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 promotes mental health charities and groups such as The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has also given to groups fighting racism and discrimination.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician, 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. She is famous for her candid and honest posts and relatable content which has allowed her to build a number of followers and fans.
Model and actress
Delevingne has made the transition from being a model into an actress and has received praise for her performances in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.