Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers but also has some little-known facts that make her stand out even more. From her battles with depression and body image and her ventures to the world of sexual toys, and her openness regarding her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Problems with depression and Body Image
Despite her beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression about her body in her youth. She faced ridicule for her small chest and started menstruating later than other women who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of fifteen depression struck her and she had to temporarily leave 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 wealthy family, and everybody believed she should be automatically happy, and they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne was unable to comprehend her sexuality as a child in a family in which it wasn’t discussed. At times, she found same-sex partnerships 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 falls in love with the person, regardless of gender identity. She explained that this means that she might 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 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson however, they later ended their relationship. She has also been romantically associated with actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. The public display of Delevingne’s sexuality has been met with both support and criticism.
Threats emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne had to face opposition from her producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t conceal her sexual orientation and seek out an appropriate male companion to be a “cover”. Yet, Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to be open about her sexuality and relationships.
Business with the Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a business venture with a toy company for sex and personally tests the products. She’s candid and open about her work in the field and regards it as a way to promote sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal tunnel in her villa, which was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was created by an artist and is an emblem for female power and freedom.
Delevingne recently stepped into the world of NFTs by creating a short video of her dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel in her villa and sold it as a special digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to explore new avenues and challenge boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting ability she continues to pursue her passion for acting and has appeared in a variety of films and TV shows like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row”, it’s clear that she isn’t shackled by others’ opinions about her abilities and talents and is constantly challenging herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story has been an inspiration to many. She has been open about her struggles and journey towards acceptance of herself, and she’s an example for others on how to be honest with oneself regardless of what others might think or think. She has spoken out about body positivity and inclusion and has used her platform to advocate on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions prove that it’s okay not to know everything and it’s okay to be different and unique.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at 10 when she signed with Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and was soon one of the most in-demand models in the industry and walked for the top designers like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of how to transcending from a model to a brand, and how to establish an impression in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work, she is a world-wide 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. She has also donated to organizations that fight against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne is also a musician, and has released several music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with a variety of artists including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media. She is famous for her candid and honest post and relatable material which has allowed her to cultivate a large fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from model to actress and has been recognized for her roles in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.