Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career but also has some lesser-known facts that make her stand out more. From her battle with depression and body image, to her ventures in the realm of sexual toys and her openness about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multi-talented Delevingne.
Problems with depression and Body Image
Despite her enviable beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression about her body in her youth. She faced ridicule for her small chest. She also began menstruating later than other women and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15, depression brought her down and she was forced to quit school. 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.” However, Delevingne came from a extremely wealthy family and everyone thought she must be automatically happy, and they did not understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne had a difficult time understanding her sexuality, growing up in a world where it was not discussed. For a time she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be disgusting and was considered herself 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 considers herself pansexual and is in love with the person, regardless of their gender identity. She said that she may also be attracted 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 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson However, they soon split up. She has also been romantically linked to the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. The public display of Delevingne’s sexuality has received both support and criticism.
Threats emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne faced opposition from producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not conceal her sexual orientation and seek out an appropriate male companion for the role of a “cover”. Yet, Delevingne did not listen and continued to speak out about her sexuality and relationships.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a toy company for sex and personally tests the products. She’s candid and open about her participation in the industry and believes it is an opportunity to spread the message of sexual wellness and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal passageway in her house that was given to her from a close friend. The tunnel was created by an artist and serves as a symbol for female power and liberation.
Delevingne recently stepped into the realm of NFTs by creating a video of her dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel inside her house and then selling it as a unique digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unflinching personality and her determination to try new things and challenge boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting abilities she continues to pursue her passion for acting. She has been featured in numerous films and television shows like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row”, it’s clear that Delevingne is not limited by others’ opinions about her abilities and talents and is constantly challenging herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration for many. She has been transparent about her struggles and journey towards self-acceptance. She is an example of the importance of being self-assured regardless of what other people might think or say. She has been vocal about body positivity and inclusiveness, and has used her platform to advocate for marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s okay not to have everything figured out 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 became among the highest sought-after models in the industry as she walked for the most prestigious brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a symbol of what it takes to go from being a model into a brand, as well as how to make a name for oneself in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work, she is a world-wide ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health charities and groups like The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Additionally, she has donated to organizations fighting against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne is also a musician and she has released a number of music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with different artist such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media and is known for her candid postings and relatable posts which has helped her to grow a huge following of fans and supporters.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from a model to an actress and has received praise for her roles in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.