Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career but also has some lesser-known facts that make her stand out even more. From her battle with depression and body image and her ventures into the world of sexual toys and her openness about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Problems with depression and Body Image
Despite her stunning beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression over her body during her teenage years. She was ridiculed for her small chest, and began menstruating later than her peers, being called “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15 depression struck her and she had to temporarily leave school. When she spoke to BBC, she spoke about the time when she admitted, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a 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 where it was not discussed. For a while she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be disgusting 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 loves any person, regardless of their gender and gender identity. She explained that this means that she might be attracted to non-binary or transgender 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 soon split up. She was also romantically linked to actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has been met with both support and criticism.
Threats from the Film Industry
Delevingne faced opposition from producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t conceal her sexual orientation and seek out an appropriate male companion to be the role of a “cover”. Yet, Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued be open about her sexuality and relationship.
Business with an Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a sex toy company and personally tests the products. She’s open and honest about her participation in the field and believes it is an opportunity to spread the message of sexual wellness and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal passageway in her house, which was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist and is a symbol for female power and freedom.
Delevingne recently stepped into the world of NFTs by creating a short video of herself dancing in the hidden vaginal tunnel of her home and selling it as a unique digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unafraid attitude and willingness to try new things and challenge boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting skills 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 is evident that Delevingne is not limited by other people’s opinion on her talent and abilities and is constantly challenging herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story has been an inspiration to many. She has been transparent regarding her struggle and her journey to self-acceptance, she is an example of how to be self-assured regardless of what other people might think or think. She has been vocal about body positivity and inclusion and has used her platform to speak out for communities that are marginalized. Her actions show that it’s not necessary to be able to do everything right and it’s fine to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at the age of 10, signing with Storm Model Management. She quickly rose to fame and became one of the most sought-after models in the industry and walked for the top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of what it takes to go from being a model into an established brand, and also how to make an impression in the fashion industry.
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 organizations and charities like The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has also donated to organizations fighting against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne is also a musician. She has released a number of music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with various artists including 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 helped her to build a fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from a model to an actress and has received praise for her performances in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.