Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career, also has a few lesser-known facts that make her stand out more. From her battle with depression and body image and her ventures in the realm of sex toys, and her openness regarding her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Problems with depression and Body Image
Despite her enviable beauty, 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 later than her peers who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of fifteen depression struck her and she had to temporarily quit school. Interview with 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 thought she must be automatically happy, they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne had a difficult time understanding her sexuality, growing up in a family that did not discuss it. For a time, she found same-sex partnerships to be disgusting and 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 falls in love with any person, regardless of gender and gender identity. She explained that this means she could also be attracted to non-binary and transgender individuals. 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’s also been romantically linked to the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has been met with both praise and criticism.
Threats coming from the Film Industry
Delevingne had to face opposition from producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t conceal her sexual orientation and seek out an appropriate male companion to be an “cover”. Yet, Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued be open about her sexuality and relationship.
Business with an Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a toy company for sex and is the one who personally tests the products. She’s candid and open about her participation in the business, and sees it as an opportunity to spread the message of sexual wellness and liberation.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal passageway in her house that was given to her from a friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist, and is a symbol that women’s empowerment as well as freedom.
Delevingne recently stepped into the realm of NFTs by making a video of herself dancing in a secret vaginal tunnel in her home and selling it as a unique digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unafraid attitude and willingness to explore new avenues and push boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting abilities she continues to pursue her passion for 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 evident that she isn’t shackled by other people’s opinion on her abilities and talents and is constantly challenging herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story has been an inspiration to many. She has been transparent about her struggles and progress towards self-acceptance, she is an example of the importance of being honest with oneself regardless of what other people may think or say. She has spoken out about mental health, body positivity and inclusivity, and has used her platform to speak up on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions demonstrate that it’s not necessary to have everything figured out and it’s okay to be different and individual.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at 10, signing with Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and became one of the most sought-after models in the business, walking for top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a symbol of what it takes to go from being a model into an established brand, and how to establish an impression in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable efforts, she has been a global ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively promotes mental health charities and groups such as The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has also given to groups fighting racism and discrimination.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician. She has released several songs and music videos and has collaborated with different artist like Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media. She is known for her candid post and relatable material which have helped her cultivate a large number of followers and fans.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from model to actress, and has been praised for her performance in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.