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 battles 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.
Troubles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her stunning beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression about her body during her teenage years. She faced ridicule for her small chest, and began menstruating later than her peers, being called “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of fifteen depression slowed her down and she had to temporarily 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 very well-to-do family and everybody believed she should be happy by default, but they were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne was unable to comprehend her sexuality, growing up in a world that did not discuss it. 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 considers herself pansexual and is in love with the person, regardless of their gender or gender identity. She said that she might also be attracted 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 later ended their relationship. She’s also been romantically linked to the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. The public display of Delevingne’s sexuality has been met with both praise and criticism.
Threats emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne had to face opposition from her producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not cover up her sexuality and find a male partner to be a “cover”. But Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued open about her sexuality and relationships.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a sex toy company and tests the products herself. She’s candid and open about her participation in the industry and believes it is an opportunity to promote sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal passageway in her house it was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist and serves as an image that women’s empowerment as well as freedom.
Delevingne recently ventured into the world of NFTs by making a video of herself 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 personality and her determination to explore new avenues and push boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting abilities she has continued to pursue her passion for acting. She has been featured in numerous films and television shows, including “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It’s evident that Delevingne is not limited by the opinions of others about her talent and abilities and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story has been an inspiration for many. She has been transparent of her personal struggles as well as her progress towards self-acceptance, she is an example for others on the importance of being self-assured regardless of what others might think or say. She has been vocal about mental health, body positivity and inclusiveness and has used her platform to speak up for communities that are marginalized. Her actions show that it’s okay to not know everything and it’s okay to be different and unique.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at the age of 10, signing with Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and was soon an one of the top in-demand models in the industry, walking for top brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how to transcending from being a model into a brand, and also how to establish a name for oneself in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable efforts, she has been a global ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively promotes mental health charities and organizations like The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Additionally, she has given to groups fighting discrimination and racism.
Delevingne can also be regarded as a performer, and has released numerous music videos and songs. She has collaborated with various artists like Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media. She is well-known for her candid post and relatable material which has helped her to build a fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has made the transition from model to actress and has received praise for her performances in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.