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 struggles with depression and body image as well as her explorations into 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 beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression over her body in her youth. 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 15, depression brought her down and she was forced to drop out of school. Interview with BBC she talked about the time she said, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a extremely wealthy family and everybody believed she should be automatically happy, they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality while growing up in a family where it was not discussed. For a time she believed that same-sex marriages to be disgusting and was considered herself a homophobe. 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 believes that she is pansexual and falls in love with any person, regardless of their gender identity. She explained that this means that she may be drawn 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 broke up. She was also romantically associated with actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has received both support and criticism.
Risks emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of her producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t cover up her sexuality and find male partners to serve as the role of a “cover”. But Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued 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 tests the products herself. She’s open and honest about her work in the industry and believes it is a way to promote sexual wellness and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal tunnel inside her home it was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist, and is an image that women’s empowerment as well as freedom.
Delevingne recently entered the realm of NFTs by creating a video of herself dancing in a secret vaginal tunnel inside her house and then selling it as a special digital collectible. It demonstrates her brave and unafraid attitude and willingness to try new things and push boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting skills she has continued to pursue her passion for acting. She has been featured in a variety of films and TV shows like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It is evident that she isn’t shackled by the opinions of others about her abilities and talents and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story has been an inspiration to many. She’s been candid regarding her struggle and her journey to acceptance of herself, and she’s a role model for how to be self-assured, regardless of what others might think or say. She has spoken out about her mental health, body positivity and inclusivity and has used her platform to speak up on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions demonstrate that it’s okay not to be able to do everything right and that it’s okay to be different and individual.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and was soon one of the most sought-after models in the business and walked for the top designers like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of how you can go from being a model into an established brand, as well as how to make an impact in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work. she has been a global ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health organizations and charities including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Additionally, she has given to groups fighting racism and discrimination.
Delevingne is also a musician. She has released several songs and music videos and has collaborated with a variety of artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media. She is known for her candid postings and relatable posts which has allowed her to cultivate a large number of followers and fans.
Model who became 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”.