Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career but also has some less-known facts that help her stand out even more. From her struggles with body image and depression and her ventures to the world of sex toys and her openness about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting 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. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to her small chest and started menstruating later than her peers and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. When she was 15, depression brought her down and she had to temporarily quit 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.” But, Delevingne came from a wealthy family, and everyone thought she must be automatically happy, and they were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality as a child in a family in which it wasn’t discussed. For a while, she found same-sex partnerships 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 or gender identity. The actress explained that she may 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 However, they soon ended their relationship. She was also romantically associated with the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has received both support and criticism.
The Film Industry is facing threats emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne faced opposition from producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not conceal her sexual orientation and seek out an appropriate male companion for an “cover”. But Delevingne did not listen and continued to speak out about her sexuality and relationships.
Business with an Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a 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 field and regards it as an opportunity to promote sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal passageway in her house, which was a gift from a friend. The tunnel was created by an artist, and is a symbol for female power and freedom.
Delevingne recently stepped into the world of NFTs by making a video of herself dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel inside her house and then selling it as a unique digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unafraid attitude and willingness to try new things and break boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting ability she has continued to pursue her passion for acting. She has been featured 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 talents and skills and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s life story is an inspiration for many. She has been transparent regarding her struggle and journey towards self-acceptance. She is an example for others on how to be true to oneself regardless of what others might think or think. She has spoken out about her mental health, body positivity and inclusion and has used her platform to speak out on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s not necessary to be able to do everything right and it’s okay to be different and individual.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at the age of 10, signing with Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and was soon an one of the top sought-after models in the industry, walking for top designers like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how to transcending from being a model into a brand, and how to create an impression in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work. she has served as a global ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health charities and groups including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Additionally, she has donated to organizations fighting against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne can also be regarded as a performer and she has released numerous music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with different artist including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media. She’s known for her candid post and relatable material which has helped her to cultivate a large following of fans and supporters.
Model who became actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from being a model into an actress and has received praise for her performances in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.