Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers, also has a few lesser-known facts that make her stand out more. From her struggles with depression and body image as well as her explorations to the world 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 throughout her youth. She was ridiculed for her small chest. She also began menstruating later than her peers who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15, depression brought her down and she was forced to leave school. When she spoke to BBC she talked about the time when she admitted, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” But, Delevingne came from a very well-to-do family and everyone thought she must be automatically happy, and they did not understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne was unable to comprehend her sexuality, growing up in a family in which it wasn’t discussed. For a while she believed that same-sex marriages to be disgusting and was considered herself homophobic. 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 loves the person regardless of gender identity. She explained that this means she could be drawn to transgender or non-binary 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 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 actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. The public display of Delevingne’s sexuality has been met with both support and criticism.
Risks coming from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not hide her orientation and find an appropriate male companion to serve as the role of a “cover”. Yet, 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 toy company for sex and is the one who personally tests the products. She’s open and honest about her involvement in the industry and regards it as an opportunity to promote sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal tunnel in her villa it was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was made by an artist and serves as an emblem for female power and freedom.
Delevingne recently stepped into the realm of NFTs by creating a short video of herself dancing in the hidden vaginal tunnel of her house and then selling the video as a unique digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unafraid attitude and willingness to try new things and break 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 like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row”, it’s clear that she’s not confined by the opinions of others about her abilities and talents and is constantly challenging 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 acceptance of herself, and she’s a role model for how to be honest with oneself regardless of what others might think or say. She has spoken out about her mental health, body positivity and inclusion and has utilized her platform to advocate for marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s not necessary to have everything figured out 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 was soon among the highest sought-after models in the industry as she walked for the most prestigious designers like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a symbol of how to transcending from a model to the status of a brand as well as how to make an impression in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable efforts, she has been a global ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health charities and organizations including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Additionally, she has given to groups fighting racism and discrimination.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician, and has released a number of music videos and songs. She has collaborated with different artist including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media and is famous for her candid and honest postings and relatable posts which has allowed her to cultivate a large fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from a model to an actress, and has been praised for her performances in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.