Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career, also has a few less-known facts that help her stand out even more. From her battle 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 fascinating facts about the multi-talented Delevingne.
Struggles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her enviable beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression over her body in her youth. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to her small chest, and began menstruating later than other women and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15 depression slowed her down and she was forced to drop out of school. In an interview with BBC she talked about the time when she admitted, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” But, Delevingne came from a very well-to-do family and everyone thought she must be automatically happy, they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne had a difficult time understanding her sexuality, growing up in a family where it was not discussed. For a while, she found same-sex partnerships to be disgusting and considered her self-defence 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 is a pansexual who is in love with the person regardless of gender identity. She said that she might be drawn to non-binary or transgender people. In an interview with 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 the year 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson however, they later broke up. She was also romantically connected to the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has received both support and criticism.
Risks emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not conceal her sexual orientation and seek out a male partner for an “cover”. But Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with an 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 work in the business and regards it as an opportunity to spread the message of sexual wellness and liberation.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal tunnel in her villa that was given to her from a friend. The tunnel was made by an artist and serves as an image that women’s empowerment as well as empowerment.
Delevingne recently ventured into the realm of NFTs by creating a short video of her dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel in her villa and sold it as a unique digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unafraid attitude and willingness to experiment with new ideas and break boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting abilities she 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’s clear that she isn’t shackled by others’ opinions about her abilities and talents, and continues to challenge herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration for many. She’s been candid of her personal struggles as well as her her journey to self-acceptance, she is an example for others on the importance of being true to oneself regardless of what others might think or say. She has spoken out about her mental health, body positivity and inclusion and has utilized her platform to speak out for communities that are marginalized. Her actions demonstrate that it’s okay not to have everything figured out and that it’s okay to be different and individual.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at the age of 10 when she signed with Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and became one of the most in-demand models in the industry and walked for the top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a symbol of how you can go from being a model into a brand, and how to make a name for oneself in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable efforts, she is a world-wide ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health charities and groups such as The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has also donated to organizations that fight against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician, and has released numerous songs and music videos and has collaborated with various artists including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a strong presence on social media and is famous for her candid and honest post and relatable material which has helped her to build a fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from being a model into an actress and has been recognized for her roles in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.