Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers, also has a few less-known facts that help her stand out more. From her battle with body image and depression and her ventures in the realm of sexual toys, and her openness regarding 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 in her youth. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to her small chest and started menstruating earlier than her peers who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15 depression slowed her down and she was forced to leave school. In an interview with BBC, she spoke about the time she said, “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 thought she must be automatically happy, they were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality, growing up in an environment that did not discuss it. At times she believed that same-sex marriages to be disgusting and considered herself 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 is in love with the person, regardless of their gender or gender identity. The actress explained 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 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson However, they soon broke up. She has also been romantically associated with actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has been met with mixed reactions and praise.
Threats from the Film Industry
Delevingne faced opposition from producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not hide her orientation and find male partners to serve as an “cover”. But Delevingne did not listen and continued to speak out about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with an Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a sex-toy company and tests the products herself. She’s open and honest about her work in the industry and believes it is an opportunity to promote sexual wellness and liberation.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal passageway in her house, which was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was made by an artist and serves as a symbol that women’s empowerment as well as freedom.
Delevingne recently ventured into the realm of NFTs by creating a short video of her dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel inside her home and selling the video as a unique digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to experiment with new ideas and break boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting abilities, Delevingne continues to pursue her love of acting and has appeared in numerous films and television shows like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It is evident that she isn’t shackled by others’ opinions about her abilities and talents and is constantly challenging herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story has been an inspiration to many. She’s been candid regarding her struggle and progress towards acceptance of herself, and she’s an example of how to be self-assured regardless of what other people might think or think. She has spoken out about mental health, body positivity and inclusivity and has utilized her platform to speak out for communities that are marginalized. Her actions show that it’s not necessary to know everything and it’s fine to be different and individual.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at 10 when she signed with Storm Model Management. She quickly rose to fame and was soon an one of the top in-demand models in the industry as she walked for the most prestigious designers like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a symbol of how to transcending from a model to an established brand, and how to establish a name for oneself in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work. she is a world-wide ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively helps mental health charities and groups such as 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. She has released numerous songs and music videos and has collaborated with different artist including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media. She is well-known for her candid post and relatable material, which has allowed her to grow a huge fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model who became actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from model to actress and has been recognized for her performance in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.