Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career is also a host of lesser-known facts that make her stand out more. From her battles with depression and body image and her ventures in the realm of sex toys and her willingness to talk about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Struggles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her stunning beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with depression and insecurity about her body throughout her youth. She was ridiculed for her small chest and started menstruating later than other women who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. When she was 15 depression struck her and she had to temporarily drop out of school. 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 extremely wealthy family and everyone believed that she would be automatically happy, and they were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality, growing up in a family that did not discuss it. For a time she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be demeaning and considered herself 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 is a pansexual who falls in love with the person regardless of their gender and gender identity. The actress explained that she may be drawn to transgender or non-binary people. 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 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson however, they later broke up. 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 conceal her sexual orientation and seek out a male partner for a “cover”. Yet, Delevingne did not listen and continued to open about her sexuality and relationships.
Business with the Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a business venture with a sex-toy company and personally tests the products. She is open and unashamed about her involvement in the field and believes it is an opportunity to spread the message of sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal tunnel in her villa, which was a gift from a friend. The tunnel was created by an artist and is an emblem of female empowerment and freedom.
Delevingne recently stepped into the realm of NFTs by creating a short video of herself dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel inside her house and then selling it as a unique digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unflinching personality and her determination to explore new avenues and challenge boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting skills, Delevingne continues to pursue her love of 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’s clear that she’s not confined by other people’s opinion on her talents and skills and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration to many. She has been transparent of her personal struggles as well as her progress towards self-acceptance. She is an example for others on how to be true to oneself regardless of what others might think or say. She has been vocal about body positivity and inclusion and has utilized her platform to speak up for marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s okay not to know everything and that it’s okay to be different and individual.
Cara Delevingne began her career as 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 brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of how to transcending from being a model into the status of a brand as well as how to create an impression in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable efforts, she has served as a global ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively promotes mental health organizations and charities including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Additionally, she has donated to organizations fighting against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician, and has released a number of music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with different artist such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media and is well-known for her candid post and relatable material, which have helped her cultivate a large following of fans and supporters.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from a model to an actress, and has been praised for her performance in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.