Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers, also has a few little-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 regarding her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multi-talented Delevingne.
Problems with depression and Body Image
Despite her beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression over her body during her teenage years. She was ridiculed for her small chest and started menstruating later than her peers who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15 depression struck her and she had to temporarily drop out of school. When she spoke to BBC she discussed 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 everyone believed that she would be automatically happy, and they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality, growing up in a family in which it wasn’t discussed. For a while she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be disgusting and considered her self-defence 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 is a pansexual who loves any person, regardless of gender and gender identity. She said she could 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 the year 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson However, they soon ended their relationship. She was also romantically linked to actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has been met with mixed reactions and praise.
Risks from the Film Industry
Delevingne had to face opposition from producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not hide her orientation and find an appropriate male companion to serve as the role of a “cover”. But Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued be open about her sexuality and relationship.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a business venture with a sex toy company and tests the products herself. She is open and unashamed about her work in the industry, and sees it as an opportunity to promote sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal tunnel inside her home, which was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist, and serves as an emblem of female empowerment and freedom.
Delevingne recently ventured into the realm of NFTs by creating a video of herself dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel inside her home and selling it as a unique digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to try new things and break boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting abilities she has continued to pursue her love of acting. She has been featured in a variety of films and TV shows like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row”, it’s clear that she’s not confined by others’ opinions about her abilities and talents and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration for many. She has been transparent regarding her struggle and progress towards self-acceptance. She is a role model for how to be true to oneself regardless of what others may think or say. 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 demonstrate that it’s okay to not have everything figured out and that it’s okay to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at 10 when she signed with Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and was soon an one of the top in-demand models in the fashion industry and walked for the top brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of what it takes to go from a model to an established brand, as well as how to make an impression in the fashion world.
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 promotes mental health charities and organizations including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has given to groups fighting racism and discrimination.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician and she has released a number of music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with various artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media. She’s well-known for her candid post and relatable material which has allowed her to grow a huge number of followers and fans.
Model who became actress
Delevingne has made the transition from a model to an actress and has received praise for her roles in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.