Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career is also a host of lesser-known facts that make her stand out even more. From her battles with body image and depression, to her ventures in the realm of sex toys and her openness about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Troubles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her enviable beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression about her body in her youth. She faced ridicule for her small chest. She also began menstruating later than other women who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. When she was 15 depression struck her and she had to temporarily drop out of school. When she spoke to 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 very well-to-do family and everyone thought she must be happy by default, but they did not understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality, growing up in a family that did not discuss it. At times she believed that same-sex marriages to be disgusting and considered herself a homophobe. When she spoke 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 is in love with the person regardless of gender identity. She explained that this means she could 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 however, they later ended their relationship. She’s also been romantically associated with the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. The public display of Delevingne’s sexuality has received both support and criticism.
Risks from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t hide her orientation and find a male partner to be a “cover”. But Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to be open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a toy company for sex and is the one who personally tests the products. She’s open and honest about her work in the field, and sees it as a way to promote sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal passageway in her house that was given to her from a friend. The tunnel was created by an artist and serves as a symbol that women’s empowerment as well as empowerment.
Delevingne recently ventured into the world of NFTs by creating a video of herself dancing in a secret vaginal tunnel inside her villa and sold the video as a unique digital collectible. It demonstrates her brave and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to try new things and push boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting abilities she has continued to pursue her love of acting. She’s appeared in several 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 others’ opinions about her talents and skills and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration for many. She has been open regarding her struggle and her journey to self-acceptance, she is an example of how to be self-assured, regardless of what others might think or say. She has been vocal about body positivity and inclusion, and has used her platform to advocate for communities that are marginalized. Her actions show that it’s not necessary to know everything and that it’s okay to be different and individual.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at the age of 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and became among the highest in-demand models in the industry and walked for the top brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a symbol of how you can go from a model to an established brand, as well as how to make an impact in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable efforts, she has served as 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 that fight against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne can also be regarded as a performer. She has released numerous music videos and songs. She has collaborated with different artist such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media. She is well-known for her candid posts and relatable content which has allowed her to grow a huge fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model and actress
Delevingne has made the transition from a model to an actress, and has been praised for her performances in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.