Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career is also a host of little-known facts that make her stand out more. From her battles with body image and depression and her ventures in the realm of sex toys, and her openness regarding her pansexuality Here are 10 fascinating facts about the multitalented 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 and started menstruating later than other women, being called “frigid” and “flat”. When she was 15, depression brought her down and she was forced to drop out of school. When she spoke to BBC she talked about her time in which she stated, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a extremely wealthy family and everyone thought she must be automatically happy, they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality as a child in an environment that did not discuss it. At times she believed that same-sex marriages to be disgusting and was 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 any person, regardless of their gender or gender identity. The actress explained that she may 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 broke up. She has also been romantically linked to actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. The public display of Delevingne’s sexuality has been met with both support and criticism.
The Film Industry is facing 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 male partners for a “cover”. Yet, Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to speak out about her sexuality and relationship.
Business with an Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a business venture with a sex-toy company and personally tests the products. She’s open and honest about her work in the business and believes it is an opportunity to promote sexual health 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 made by an artist and is an image that women’s empowerment as well as empowerment.
Delevingne recently stepped into the world of NFTs by creating a video of her dancing in the hidden vaginal tunnel of her home and selling it as a unique digital collectible. It demonstrates her brave and unflinching personality and her determination to explore new avenues and push boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting skills she has continued to pursue her passion for acting. She’s appeared in several films and TV shows like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It’s evident that she isn’t shackled 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’s been candid of her personal struggles as well as her progress towards self-acceptance. She is a role model for how to be honest with oneself regardless of what others may think or say. She has spoken out about her mental health, body positivity and inclusivity and has used her platform to speak up for communities that are marginalized. Her actions prove that it’s okay to not have everything figured out and it’s fine to be different and unique.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at the age of 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and was soon one of the most in-demand models in the fashion industry and walked for the top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a symbol of how to transcending from a model to a brand, and also how to make a name for oneself in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable efforts, she has been a global ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively helps mental health charities and groups including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has donated to organizations fighting against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician, and has released several music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with different artist like Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a strong presence on social media. She is famous for her candid and honest postings and relatable posts, which have helped her build a number of followers and fans.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from model to actress, and has been praised for her performance in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.