Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career is also a host of less-known facts that help her stand out even more. From her battle with depression and body image and her ventures to the world of sexual toys, and her openness regarding her pansexuality Here are 10 fascinating 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 in her youth. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to her small chest, and began menstruating earlier than her peers, being called “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of fifteen depression struck her and she was forced to leave school. Interview with 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 very well-to-do family and everybody believed she should be automatically happy, and they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne had a difficult time understanding her sexuality as a child in a world where it was not discussed. For a time she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be demeaning and 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 believes that she is pansexual and loves the person regardless of their gender identity. She said that she may also be attracted to transgender or non-binary 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 has also been romantically connected to actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. The public display of Delevingne’s sexuality has received mixed reactions and praise.
Risks 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 to serve as the role of a “cover”. Yet, Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued be open about her sexuality and relationship.
Business with the Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a sex-toy company and tests the products herself. She’s candid and open about her participation in the business and regards it as an opportunity to promote sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal passageway in her house, which was a gift from a friend. The tunnel was created by an artist and is an image for female power and liberation.
Delevingne recently ventured into the world of NFTs by creating a short video of her dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel in her villa and sold the video as a unique digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to experiment with new ideas and push boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting skills, Delevingne 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 is evident that Delevingne is not limited by others’ opinions about her talents and skills and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration to many. She’s been candid of her personal struggles as well as her her journey to self-acceptance. She is an example of how to be true to oneself, regardless of what others may think or say. She has spoken out about mental health, body positivity and inclusiveness and has used her platform to advocate for marginalized communities. Her actions prove that it’s okay not to have everything figured out and it’s fine to be different and individual.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at the age of 10, signing with Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and became an one of the top in-demand models in the business and walked for the top brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of how you can go from being a model into the status of a brand as well as how to establish an impact in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also well-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 including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has also donated to organizations that fight against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne is also a musician and she has released several music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with different artist including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a strong presence on social media. She is well-known for her candid postings and relatable posts which have helped her cultivate a large following of fans and supporters.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from being a model into an actress and has received praise for her roles in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.