Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers is also a host of less-known facts that help her stand out even more. From her battles with body image and depression and her ventures into the world of sex toys, and her openness regarding her pansexuality Here are 10 fascinating facts about the multi-talented Delevingne.
Struggles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her enviable beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with depression and insecurity about her body during her teenage years. She faced ridicule for her small chest and started menstruating later than her peers who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of fifteen, depression brought her down and she was forced to drop out of school. When she spoke to 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 extremely wealthy family and everybody believed she should be happy by default, but they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality, growing up in an environment that did not discuss it. For a while she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be demeaning and considered herself a homophobe. When she spoke to 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 falls in love with the person regardless of gender identity. She explained that this means that she may be attracted to non-binary and transgender individuals. 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 the year 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson, but they later split up. She has also been romantically associated with the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has been met with both support and criticism.
The Film Industry is facing threats coming from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not cover up her sexuality and find male partners to serve as the role of a “cover”. But Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to be open about her sexuality and relationship.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a toy company for sex and personally tests the products. She’s candid and open about her work in the business and believes it is an opportunity to spread the message of sexual wellness and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal tunnel inside her home that was given to her from a friend. The tunnel was made by an artist, and serves as an emblem that women’s empowerment as well as liberation.
Delevingne recently stepped into 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. This showcases her bold and unflinching personality and her determination to try new things and push boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting abilities, Delevingne continues to pursue her love of acting. She’s appeared in several films and TV shows such as “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 talent and abilities and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story has been an inspiration for many. She has been transparent of her personal struggles as well as her her journey to acceptance of herself, and she’s an example of how to be honest with oneself regardless of what others may think or say. She has spoken out about body positivity and inclusivity, 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 okay to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at the age of 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and became an one of the top 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 impact in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable efforts, 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 and she has released numerous songs and music videos and has collaborated with different artist like Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media. She is well-known for her candid posts and relatable content, which have helped her cultivate a large fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from being a model into an actress and has received praise for her roles in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.