Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career, also has a few lesser-known facts that make her stand out more. From her struggles with depression and body image as well as her explorations in the realm of sexual toys and her willingness to talk about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Problems with depression and Body Image
Despite her stunning beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression over her body during her teenage years. She was ridiculed for her small chest and started menstruating earlier than her peers and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. When she was 15 depression struck her and she was forced to drop out of school. In an interview with BBC, she spoke about her time in which she stated, “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 struggled to understand her sexuality while growing up in a family that did not discuss it. For a while she found the idea of same-sex relationships 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 loves the person, regardless of gender or gender identity. She said that she might also be attracted to non-binary and transgender individuals. 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 later split up. She was also romantically connected to the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has received mixed reactions and praise.
Risks from the Film Industry
Delevingne faced opposition from producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t hide her orientation and find a male partner to serve as a “cover”. Yet, 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 sex-toy company and tests the products herself. She is open and unashamed about her participation in the field, and sees it as a way to promote sexual wellness and liberation.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal passageway in her house that was given to her from a close friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist, and is a symbol of female empowerment and freedom.
Delevingne recently entered the realm of NFTs by creating a video of herself dancing in the hidden vaginal tunnel of her villa and sold it as a unique digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unafraid attitude and willingness to try new things and push boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting abilities, Delevingne continues to pursue her passion for acting. She’s appeared in a variety of films and TV shows, including “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row”, it’s clear that she isn’t shackled by others’ opinions about her talent and abilities and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration to many. She has been open regarding her struggle and progress towards acceptance of herself, and she’s an example for others on the importance of being honest with oneself, regardless of what others might think or think. She has spoken out about mental health, body positivity and inclusion, and has used her platform to advocate for communities that are marginalized. Her actions prove that it’s okay to not know everything and it’s fine to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and became one of the most sought-after models in the business as she walked for the most prestigious designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of how you can go from a model to a brand, and how to create an impact in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable work. she has served as a global ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively helps mental health charities and organizations such as The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has also donated to organizations that fight against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne is also a musician and she has released numerous music videos and songs. She has collaborated with various artists like Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a strong presence on social media and is well-known for her candid postings and relatable posts which has helped her to grow a huge following of fans and supporters.
Model who became actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from a model to an actress, and has been praised for her performances in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.