Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career but also has some lesser-known facts that make her stand out more. From her battle with body image and depression and her ventures in the realm of sexual toys and her openness about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multi-talented Delevingne.
Troubles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression over her body in her youth. She was ridiculed for her small chest. She also began menstruating later than her peers and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. When she was 15 depression slowed her down and she had to temporarily drop out of school. When she spoke to BBC she talked 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, they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality, growing up in a world in which it wasn’t discussed. For a while, she found same-sex partnerships to be demeaning and 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 loves the person regardless of their gender identity. The actress explained that she may also be attracted to non-binary or transgender 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 split up. She was also romantically connected to the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has received mixed reactions and praise.
Threats from the Film Industry
Delevingne had to face opposition from her producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t cover up her sexuality and find male partners to serve as a “cover”. But Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued be open about her sexuality and relationships.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a toy company for sex and tests the products herself. She is open and unashamed about her participation in the business, and sees it as a way to promote sexual wellness and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal passageway in her house that was given to her from a close friend. The tunnel was created by an artist and serves as an emblem of female empowerment and liberation.
Delevingne recently stepped into 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 attitude, as well as her willingness to explore new avenues and challenge boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting ability, Delevingne continues to pursue her love of acting. She has been featured in numerous films and television shows like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row”, it’s clear that Delevingne is not limited by the opinions of others about her abilities and talents and is constantly challenging herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story has been an inspiration for many. She’s been candid regarding her struggle and progress towards self-acceptance, she is a role model for the importance of being true to oneself regardless of what other people may think or say. She has spoken out about mental health, body positivity and inclusion and has used her platform to speak out on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s okay not to know everything and it’s fine to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and was soon an one of the top in-demand models in the fashion industry, walking for top brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how you can go from a model to the status of a brand and how to create an impression 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 supports mental health organizations and charities such as The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has also donated to organizations fighting against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician, and has released several music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with various artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a strong presence on social media. She’s well-known for her candid postings and relatable posts, which has allowed her to build a fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model who became actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from model to actress, and has been praised for her roles in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.