Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers 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 in the realm of sexual toys and her openness about 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 faced ridicule for her small chest. She also began menstruating later than her peers who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15, depression brought her down and she had to temporarily drop out of school. Interview with BBC she discussed the time when she admitted, “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, they did not understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality as a child in a world where it was not discussed. For a while she believed that same-sex marriages to be disgusting and was 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 is a pansexual who is in love with the person regardless of gender and gender identity. The actress explained that she may be drawn to transgender or non-binary people. in an interview for 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 split up. She was also romantically connected to actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has received mixed reactions and praise.
Threats from the Film Industry
Delevingne had to face opposition from producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not conceal her sexual orientation and seek out a male partner for a “cover”. Yet, Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with the Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a business venture with a sex-toy company and personally tests the products. She’s open and honest about her involvement in the field and believes it is an opportunity to spread the message of sexual wellness and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal passageway in her house, which was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was made by an artist, and serves as a symbol of female empowerment and empowerment.
Delevingne recently ventured into the world of NFTs by creating a short video of herself dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel inside her home and selling the video as a unique digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unafraid attitude and willingness to try new things and break boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting skills she continues to pursue her love of acting. She’s appeared in a variety of films and TV shows, including “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 continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration to many. She has been open regarding her struggle and journey towards self-acceptance, she is an example of the importance of being true to oneself regardless of what other people may think or say. She has spoken out about body positivity and inclusiveness, and has used her platform to advocate on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions demonstrate that it’s okay to not be able to do everything right and it’s okay to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at 10, signing with Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and became among the highest sought-after models in the business and walked for the top brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of how to transcending from being a model into an established brand, and how to establish a name for oneself in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work, she has served as a global ambassador for the 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 discrimination and racism.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician. She has released numerous music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with a variety of artists including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media and is famous for her candid and honest post and relatable material, which has helped her to cultivate a large fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from being a model into an actress and has received praise for her performances in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.