Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career but also has some lesser-known facts that make her stand out more. From her struggles with body image and depression and her ventures in the realm of sex toys, and her openness regarding 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 during her teenage years. She faced ridicule for her small chest, and began menstruating earlier than her peers who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15 depression slowed her down and she was forced to drop out of school. In an interview with BBC she discussed the time when she admitted, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” But, Delevingne came from a wealthy family, and everybody believed she should be happy by default, but they were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne was unable to comprehend her sexuality as a child in an environment that did not discuss it. At times she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be demeaning and considered herself 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 any person, regardless of their gender or gender identity. She explained that this means that she may be drawn 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 the year 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson However, they soon split up. She’s also been romantically associated with actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has been met with both support and criticism.
Risks coming from the Film Industry
Delevingne faced opposition from producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not hide her orientation and find a male partner to serve as a “cover”. But Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to be open about her sexuality and relationships.
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 open and honest about her work in the business, and sees it as an opportunity to spread the message of sexual wellness and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal passageway in her house that was given to her from a friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist, and serves as an emblem that women’s empowerment as well as empowerment.
Delevingne recently entered the world of NFTs by creating a short video of herself dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel inside her house and then selling the video as a unique digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unafraid attitude and willingness to explore new avenues and challenge boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting ability she continues to pursue her love of 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 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 for many. She’s been candid regarding her struggle and progress towards self-acceptance. She is a role model for the importance of being honest with oneself regardless of what others might think or think. She has spoken out about mental health, body positivity and inclusiveness and has utilized her platform to advocate for marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s okay not to be able to do everything right and that it’s okay to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at the age of 10, signing with Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and became among the highest in-demand models in the industry and walked for the top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how you can go from a model to a brand, and also how to make an impact in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work, she has served as a global ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health organizations and charities including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has given to groups fighting racism and discrimination.
Delevingne can also be regarded as a performer. She has released a number of songs and music videos and has collaborated with various artists like Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media. She’s well-known for her candid posts and relatable content, which has allowed her to build a number of followers and fans.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from a model to an actress and has received praise for her performances in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.