Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career is also a host of less-known facts that help her stand out even more. From her battles with depression and body image as well as her explorations to the world of sexual 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 anxiety and depression over her body during her teenage years. She was ridiculed for her small chest and started menstruating later than other women, being called “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of fifteen, depression brought her down and she was forced to drop out of 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.” But, Delevingne came from a very well-to-do family and everyone thought she must be happy by default, but they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne was unable to comprehend her sexuality while growing up in a world in which it wasn’t discussed. For a time she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be demeaning and considered herself a homophobe. 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 is in love with the person, regardless of gender and gender identity. She explained that this means that she might be attracted to transgender or non-binary 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 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 to serve as an “cover”. However, Delevingne did not listen and continued to speak out about her sexuality and relationships.
Business with an Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a sex toy company and is the one who personally tests the products. She’s candid and open about her involvement in the business and regards it as an opportunity to promote sexual wellness and liberation.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal tunnel inside her home that was given to her from a friend. The tunnel was made by an artist and serves as an emblem of female empowerment and empowerment.
Delevingne recently entered the world of NFTs by creating a video of herself dancing in a secret vaginal tunnel inside her house and then selling the video as a unique digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unflinching personality and her determination to explore new avenues and break boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting skills 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 clear that Delevingne is not limited by the opinions of others about her talents and skills and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s life story is an inspiration for many. She’s been candid regarding her struggle and her journey to self-acceptance. She is an example for others on how to be honest with oneself regardless of what other people might think or say. She has spoken out about mental health, body positivity and inclusiveness and has used her platform to speak up on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s okay to not be able to do everything right and it’s fine to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at the age of 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. She quickly rose to fame and became one of the most sought-after models in the business as she walked for the most prestigious brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a symbol of how you can go from being a model into an established brand, and how to make a name for oneself in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable efforts, she has served as a global ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively helps mental health organizations and charities like The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Additionally, she has donated to organizations fighting against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne is also a musician, and has released several music videos and songs. She has collaborated with various artists including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media. She is known for her candid posts and relatable content which have helped her build a number of followers and fans.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from a model to an actress, and has been praised for her performances in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.