Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career is also a host of lesser-known facts that make her stand out even more. From her struggles with body image and depression as well as her explorations in the realm of sexual toys and her willingness to talk about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multi-talented Delevingne.
Struggles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression about her body during her teenage years. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to her small chest, and began menstruating later than her peers and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. When she was 15 depression slowed her down and she was forced to drop out of school. When she spoke to BBC she discussed the time when she admitted, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” But, Delevingne came from a extremely wealthy family and everybody believed she should be automatically happy, and they were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne had a difficult time understanding her sexuality while growing up in an environment that did not discuss it. At times she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be disgusting and was considered herself a homophobe. 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 believes that she is pansexual and loves the person, regardless of their gender and gender identity. She said that she may be attracted to non-binary or transgender people. When she spoke to 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, but they later split up. She was also romantically connected to actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has been met with mixed reactions and praise.
Risks coming from the Film Industry
Delevingne had to face opposition from producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not conceal her sexual orientation and seek out a male partner for an “cover”. Yet, Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to speak out about her sexuality and relationship.
Business with an Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a sex-toy company and tests the products herself. She’s candid and open about her involvement in the business, 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 close friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist and is an emblem for female power and liberation.
Delevingne recently ventured into the world of NFTs by creating a video of herself dancing in a secret vaginal tunnel in her house and then selling it as a unique digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unafraid attitude and willingness to explore new avenues and break boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting skills she continues to pursue her passion for acting. She’s appeared in several 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 other people’s opinion on her talents and skills and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration to many. She has been open about her struggles and journey towards self-acceptance, she is an example of the importance of being self-assured regardless of what others might think or say. She has been vocal about mental health, body positivity and inclusiveness, and has used her platform to speak up for marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s okay not to be able to do everything right and that it’s okay to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at the age of 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and became among the highest sought-after models in the business as she walked for the most prestigious brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how to transcending from being a model into the status of a brand as well as how to establish an impression 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 promotes mental health organizations and charities including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has also given to groups fighting racism and discrimination.
Delevingne is also a musician and she has released numerous music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with a variety of artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media and is known for her candid postings and relatable posts, which has allowed her to cultivate a large number of followers and fans.
Model and actress
Delevingne has made the transition from being a model into an actress and has been recognized for her performances in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.