Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career but also has some lesser-known facts that make her stand out more. From her battle with body image and depression as well as her explorations to the world of sex toys and her openness about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multi-talented Delevingne.
Troubles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with depression and insecurity about her body in 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 slowed her down and she was forced to leave school. In an interview with BBC, she spoke about her time in which she stated, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a extremely wealthy family and everyone believed that she would be automatically happy, they were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne had a difficult time understanding her sexuality, growing up in a world where it was not discussed. For a time she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be disgusting and considered her self-defence homophobic. 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 considers herself pansexual and loves any person, regardless of gender identity. She explained that this means that she may be drawn 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 the year 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson, but they later split up. She was also romantically linked to the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has been met with both praise and criticism.
Risks coming from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of her producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not hide her orientation and find male partners to be the role of a “cover”. But Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued open about her sexuality and relationship.
Business with the Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a sex-toy company and tests the products herself. She’s open and honest about her work in the business, and sees it as an opportunity to spread the message of sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal passageway in her house, which was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was created by an artist, and serves as an image for female power and freedom.
Delevingne recently stepped into the realm of NFTs by making a video of her dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel in her house and then selling it as a special digital collectible. It demonstrates her brave and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to explore new avenues and push boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting abilities she continues to pursue her love of 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 evident that she’s not confined by other people’s opinion on her talent and abilities, and continues to challenge herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration for many. She has been transparent about her struggles and journey towards acceptance of herself, and she’s an example for others on the importance of being self-assured regardless of what others may think or say. She has spoken out about her mental health, body positivity and inclusion and has utilized her platform to advocate for communities that are marginalized. Her actions demonstrate that it’s not necessary to 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 quickly rose to fame and became an one of the top sought-after models in the business, walking for top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of how to transcending from a model to a brand, as well as how to create a name for oneself in the fashion industry.
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 charities and groups including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has also donated to organizations fighting against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician. She has released a number of songs and music videos and has collaborated with various artists like Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media. She’s well-known for her candid post and relatable material, which has allowed her to build a number of followers and fans.
Model who became actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from a model to an actress and has received praise for her performance in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.