Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career is also a host of less-known facts that help her stand out more. From her battle with depression and body image and her ventures into the world of sex toys and her openness about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multi-talented Delevingne.
Struggles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her stunning beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression over her body in her youth. She faced ridicule for her small chest and started menstruating earlier than her peers and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. When she was 15 depression struck her and she was forced to leave school. Interview with BBC, she spoke about 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 everyone believed that she would be happy by default, but they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality, growing up in an environment that did not discuss it. For a time she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be disgusting and considered her self-defence 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 falls in love with the person regardless of their gender and gender identity. The actress explained that she may be attracted to transgender or non-binary people. 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 later ended their relationship. She has also been romantically linked to the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. The public display of Delevingne’s sexuality has been met with mixed reactions and praise.
Risks emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of her producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not cover up her sexuality and find an appropriate male companion for a “cover”. But Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued be open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with the Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a sex toy company and personally tests the products. She is open and unashamed about her involvement in the industry and regards it as an opportunity to promote sexual wellness and liberation.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal tunnel in her villa it was a gift from a friend. The tunnel was created by an artist, and is an image that women’s empowerment as well as liberation.
Delevingne recently ventured into the realm of NFTs by making a video of herself dancing in a hidden vaginal tunnel of her home and selling the video as a unique digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to experiment with new ideas and push boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting abilities she continues to pursue her passion for acting. She’s appeared in numerous films and television shows such as “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It is evident that she’s not confined by others’ opinions about her abilities and talents and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s life story is an inspiration for many. She’s been candid of her personal struggles as well as her 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 spoken out about her mental health, body positivity and inclusion and has utilized her platform to speak up on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s okay to not know everything 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. She soon became famous and was soon one of the most sought-after models in the industry as she walked for the most prestigious designers like 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 make a name for oneself in the fashion world.
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 organizations and charities including, 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. She has released several music videos and songs. She has collaborated with different artist like Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a strong presence on social media. She’s well-known for her candid postings and relatable posts, which has helped her to build a following of fans and supporters.
Model and actress
Delevingne has made the transition from model to actress, and has been praised for her roles in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.