Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career but also has some 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 openness about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multi-talented Delevingne.
Struggles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her enviable beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression over her body in her youth. She was ridiculed for her small chest and started menstruating earlier than her peers, being called “frigid” and “flat”. When she was 15, depression brought her down and she was forced to drop out of school. Interview with BBC she discussed the time when she admitted, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a extremely wealthy family and everyone believed that she would be automatically happy, they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne was unable to comprehend her sexuality as a child in a world in which it wasn’t discussed. 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 the person, regardless of gender identity. She explained that this means she could 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, but they later ended their relationship. She has also been romantically linked to the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has received both praise and criticism.
Threats coming from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t hide her orientation and find an appropriate male companion to serve as an “cover”. Yet, Delevingne did not listen and continued to open 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 open and honest about her work in the business, and sees it as an opportunity to promote sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal passageway in her house, which was a gift from a friend. The tunnel was made by an artist, and is an image that women’s empowerment as well as freedom.
Delevingne recently entered the world of NFTs by creating a video of herself dancing in a secret vaginal tunnel inside her villa and sold the video as a unique digital collectible. It demonstrates her brave and unafraid attitude and willingness to explore new avenues and challenge boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting abilities she continues to pursue her love of acting. She has been featured in several films and TV shows such as “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It’s evident that she isn’t shackled by other people’s opinion on her talent and abilities, and continues to challenge herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story has been an inspiration to many. She’s been candid about her struggles and her journey to self-acceptance, she is a role model for the importance of being honest with oneself regardless of what other people may think or say. She has been vocal about mental health, body positivity and inclusiveness, and has used her platform to speak up on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions prove that it’s okay not to know everything and that it’s okay to be different and unique.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at 10, signing with Storm Model Management. She quickly rose to fame and was soon among the highest in-demand models in the business and walked for the top designers like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of what it takes to go from a model to a brand, as well as how to create an impact in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable efforts, she has served as a global ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively promotes mental health charities and groups including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has given to groups fighting discrimination and racism.
Delevingne is also a musician, and has released numerous music videos and songs. She has collaborated with various artists including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media. She’s known for her candid postings and relatable posts which has allowed her to build a following of fans and supporters.
Model who became actress
Delevingne has made the transition from model to actress and has been recognized for her roles in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.