Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers is also a host of lesser-known facts that make her stand out even more. From her battle with depression and body image, to 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 beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with depression and insecurity about her body throughout her youth. She was ridiculed for her small chest. She also began menstruating earlier than her peers who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. When she was 15, depression brought her down and she was forced to quit school. When she spoke to BBC she discussed the time when she admitted, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a very well-to-do family and everyone believed that she would be automatically happy, and they were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality, growing up in a world that did not discuss it. For a time she found the idea of same-sex relationships 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 said that she might be attracted to non-binary or transgender 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 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson However, they soon broke up. She’s also been romantically linked to actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has received both support and criticism.
Threats from the Film Industry
Delevingne had to face opposition from her producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t conceal her sexual orientation and seek out an appropriate male companion to be the role of a “cover”. Yet, Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued be open about her sexuality and relationship.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a business venture with a sex toy company and is the one who personally tests the products. She is open and unashamed about her involvement in the business and regards it as an opportunity to promote sexual wellness and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal tunnel in her villa, which was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was created by an artist, and serves as an emblem that women’s empowerment as well as freedom.
Delevingne recently ventured into the world of NFTs by creating a short video of herself dancing in a secret vaginal tunnel in her villa and sold the video as a unique digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unafraid attitude and willingness to try new things and challenge boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting ability she has continued to pursue her passion for acting. She’s appeared in numerous films and television shows like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row”, it’s clear that Delevingne is not limited by others’ opinions about her talents and skills and is constantly challenging herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s life story is an inspiration for many. She has been transparent regarding her struggle and progress towards self-acceptance. She is a role model for the importance of being true to oneself regardless of what other people may think or say. She has spoken out about mental health, body positivity and inclusion, and has used her platform to advocate for marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s okay to not know everything and 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 quickly rose to fame and was soon one of the most in-demand models in the business, walking for top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a symbol of how to transcending from a model to the status of a brand and how to establish an impression in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable efforts, she is a world-wide ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health charities and organizations like The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Additionally, she has given to groups fighting racism and discrimination.
Delevingne is also a musician and she has released several music videos and songs. She has collaborated with different artist like Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media. She’s well-known for her candid postings and relatable posts which have helped her cultivate a large number of followers and fans.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from a model to an actress and has received praise for her performances in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.