Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career, also has a few less-known facts that help her stand out even more. From her battle with depression and body image and her ventures to the world of sex toys, and her openness regarding her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multi-talented Delevingne.
Troubles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her stunning beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression about her body throughout her youth. She was ridiculed for her small chest, and began menstruating later than other women who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15 depression struck her and she was forced to leave school. In an interview with BBC she discussed the time she said, “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 were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality as a child in a family in which it wasn’t discussed. For a while she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be disgusting and was considered herself 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 any person, regardless of their 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 ended their relationship. She has also been romantically associated with actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has been met with mixed reactions and praise.
Risks coming 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 a male partner for a “cover”. But Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with an 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 business and regards it as an opportunity to spread the message of sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal passageway in her house, which was a gift from a friend. The tunnel was made by an artist, and serves as a symbol that women’s empowerment as well as liberation.
Delevingne recently ventured into the world of NFTs by creating a video of her dancing in the hidden vaginal tunnel of her house and then selling it as a special digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unflinching personality and her determination to try new things and break boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting abilities she continues to pursue her passion for acting. She has been featured in several films and TV shows like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It’s evident that Delevingne is not limited by the opinions of others about her talent and abilities, and continues to challenge herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s life story is an inspiration for many. She has been open about her struggles and progress towards self-acceptance, she is a role model for the importance of being honest with oneself regardless of what others might think or say. She has spoken out about mental health, body positivity and inclusiveness, and has used her platform to speak out for marginalized communities. Her actions demonstrate that it’s not necessary to be able to do everything right and it’s fine to be different and individual.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at the age of 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and was soon an one of the top in-demand models in the business as she walked for the most prestigious 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, as well as how to create a name for oneself in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work, she is a world-wide 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. She has also donated to organizations that fight against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician and she has released numerous music videos and songs. She has collaborated with different artist like Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media. She’s famous for her candid and honest post and relatable material which have helped her grow a huge fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from being a model into an actress, and has been praised for her performances in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.