Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers is also a host of less-known facts that help her stand out more. From her battles with body image and depression 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 over her body throughout her youth. She faced ridicule for her small chest and started menstruating later than other women and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15, depression brought her down and she had to temporarily leave school. When she spoke to BBC, she spoke about her time in which she stated, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a very well-to-do family and everybody believed she should be automatically happy, and they did not understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality as a child in a world that did not discuss it. For a while she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be demeaning and considered her self-defence 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 considers herself pansexual and falls in love with any person, regardless of gender identity. The actress explained that she might also be attracted to non-binary or transgender people. When she spoke to 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’s also been romantically connected to actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has received both praise and criticism.
The Film Industry is facing threats from the Film Industry
Delevingne had to face opposition from her producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not hide her orientation and find a male partner to serve as an “cover”. But Delevingne did not listen and continued to be open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with an Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a business venture with a toy company for sex and personally tests the products. She is open and unashamed about her participation in the business and believes it is an opportunity to promote 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 designed by an artist, and is an emblem that women’s empowerment as well as liberation.
Delevingne recently entered the world of NFTs by making a video of herself dancing in a secret vaginal tunnel in her villa and sold it as a unique digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to try new things and push boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting abilities she has continued to pursue her love of acting. She’s appeared in several films and TV shows like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It is evident that she’s not confined by others’ opinions about her abilities and talents and is constantly challenging herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration to many. She’s been candid regarding her struggle and her journey to acceptance of herself, and she’s an example of the importance of being 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 on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s okay to not have everything figured out and it’s fine to be different and individual.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at the age of 10 when she signed with Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and became an one of the top in-demand models in the business as she walked for the most prestigious brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of what it takes to go from a model to the status of a brand as well as how to establish an impact in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable work. she has served as a global ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively promotes mental health organizations and charities such as The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Additionally, she has given to groups fighting discrimination and racism.
Delevingne is also a musician. She has released a number of music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with a variety of artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media and is famous for her candid and honest post and relatable material, which have helped her cultivate a large number of followers and fans.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from being a model into an actress, and has been praised for her performances in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.