Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career but also has some less-known facts that help her stand out even more. From her battle with body image and depression and her ventures to the world of sex toys, and her openness regarding her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Struggles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her enviable beauty, 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 her peers and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. When she was 15, depression brought her down and she had to temporarily quit school. When she spoke to 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 wealthy family, and everyone believed that she would be automatically happy, and they did not understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality as a child in a family that did not discuss it. For a time she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be disgusting and considered herself homophobic. in an interview 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 any person, regardless of gender and gender identity. The actress explained that she might be attracted to non-binary or transgender people. in an interview for 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 was also romantically associated with actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has received mixed reactions and praise.
Threats emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne faced opposition from her producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t conceal her sexual orientation and seek out a male partner to be a “cover”. But Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership 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 spread the message of sexual wellness and liberation.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal passageway in her house, which was a gift from a friend. The tunnel was made by an artist and is a symbol for female power and liberation.
Delevingne recently ventured into the realm of NFTs by creating a video of herself dancing in a hidden vaginal tunnel of her home and selling it as a special digital collectible. It demonstrates her brave and unafraid attitude and willingness to explore new avenues and break boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting abilities she continues to pursue her love of acting and has appeared in a variety of films and TV shows like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It is evident that Delevingne is not limited by the opinions of others about her talents and skills and is constantly challenging herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration to many. She’s been candid about her struggles and her journey to self-acceptance, she is an example for others on how to be self-assured regardless of what others might think or think. She has been vocal about mental health, body positivity and inclusion, and has used her platform to advocate for communities that are marginalized. Her actions show that it’s okay not to know everything and it’s okay to be different and individual.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at the age of 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. She quickly rose to fame and became one of the most in-demand models in the fashion industry, walking for top designers like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a symbol of how to transcending from a model to an established brand, and how to create 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 promotes mental health charities and groups such as The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has given to groups fighting discrimination and racism.
Delevingne is also a musician. She has released a number of songs and music videos and has collaborated with various artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media. She is known for her candid post and relatable material, which has helped her to grow a huge following of fans and supporters.
Model who became actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from model to actress, and has been praised for her performances in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.