Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career is also a host of less-known facts that help her stand out even more. From her battle with depression and body image as well as her explorations in the realm of sex toys and her willingness to talk about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multi-talented Delevingne.
Troubles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her stunning beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression about her body during her teenage years. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to her small chest and started menstruating later than other women who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of fifteen depression struck her and she had to temporarily leave school. In an interview with 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 extremely wealthy family and everyone believed that she would be automatically happy, they did not understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne was unable to comprehend her sexuality, growing up in a world where it was not discussed. For a while she believed that same-sex marriages to be disgusting and considered her self-defence 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 is a pansexual who falls in love with the person, regardless of their gender and gender identity. She explained that this means that she might also be attracted to transgender or non-binary 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 the year 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson, but they later split up. She’s also been romantically associated with actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has been met with both praise and criticism.
The Film Industry is facing threats emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t conceal her sexual orientation and seek out a male partner to be a “cover”. However, Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued be open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a business venture with a sex-toy company and personally tests the products. She’s open and honest about her involvement in the business and regards it as an opportunity to spread the message of sexual wellness and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal passageway in her house it was a gift from a friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist, and serves as a symbol for female power and empowerment.
Delevingne recently entered the realm of NFTs by making a video of herself dancing in a hidden vaginal tunnel of her house and then selling it as a unique digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to explore new avenues and break boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting ability, Delevingne continues to pursue her passion for acting. She’s appeared in numerous films and television shows such as “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 talent and abilities, and continues to challenge herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration for many. She has been open regarding her struggle and journey towards self-acceptance. She is an example of how to be true to oneself, regardless of what others might think or think. She has been vocal about mental health, body positivity and inclusiveness and has utilized her platform to advocate for marginalized communities. Her actions prove that it’s okay not to have everything figured out and it’s okay to be different and unique.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at 10, signing with Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and became among the highest sought-after models in the business as she walked for the most prestigious designers like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a symbol of what it takes to go from being a model into an established brand, and how to create an impression in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable efforts, she has been a global ambassador for 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 racism and discrimination.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician, and has released a number of songs and music videos and has collaborated with various artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a strong presence on social media. She is known for her candid postings and relatable posts, which have helped her build a number of followers and fans.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from being a model into an actress, and has been praised for her performance in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.