Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers, also has a few lesser-known facts that make her stand out even more. From her battle with body image and depression, to her ventures in the realm 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 about her body in her youth. She was ridiculed for her small chest, and began menstruating later than her peers, being called “frigid” and “flat”. When she was 15, depression brought her down and she was forced to drop out of school. Interview with BBC, she spoke about the time she said, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a extremely wealthy family and everybody believed she should 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 an environment that did not discuss it. For a while she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be disgusting and considered herself a homophobe. 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 believes that she is pansexual and is in love with the person regardless of their gender identity. She said that she may also 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 the year 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson However, they soon split up. She was also romantically associated with the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has been met with mixed reactions and praise.
Risks emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not cover up her sexuality and find a male partner to be a “cover”. However, Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to speak out about her sexuality and relationship.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a sex-toy company and personally tests the products. She is open and unashamed about her work in the business and believes it is an opportunity to spread the message of sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal tunnel inside her home that was given to her from a friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist, and is an image that women’s empowerment as well as liberation.
Delevingne recently stepped into the world of NFTs by creating a video of her dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel inside her home and selling it as a unique digital collectible. It demonstrates her brave and unflinching personality and her determination to explore new avenues and push boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting ability, Delevingne continues to pursue her passion for acting. She has been featured in a variety of films and TV shows, including “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row”, it’s clear that she’s not confined by others’ opinions about 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 of her personal struggles as well as her progress towards acceptance of herself, and she’s an example of how to be self-assured, regardless of what others might think or think. She has spoken out about body positivity and inclusion, and has used her platform to speak up on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions demonstrate that it’s okay not to have everything figured out and that it’s okay to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at 10 when she signed with Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and was soon an one of the top sought-after models in the fashion industry, walking for top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of what it takes to go from a model to an established brand, and also how to create a name for oneself in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work, she has been a global 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. Additionally, she has donated to organizations that fight against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician, and has released a number of songs and music videos and has collaborated with different artist such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a strong presence on social media and is known for her candid postings and relatable posts, which have helped her build a number of followers and fans.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from being a model into an actress and has received praise for her roles in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.