Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers but also has some lesser-known facts that make her stand out even more. From her battles with depression and body image, to her ventures into the world of sex toys and her openness about her pansexuality Here are 10 fascinating facts about the multi-talented Delevingne.
Struggles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with depression and insecurity about her body during her teenage years. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to her small chest, and began menstruating later than other women, being called “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15 depression slowed her down and she was forced to quit school. In an 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 wealthy family, and everyone believed that she would be automatically happy, and they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne had a difficult time understanding her sexuality while growing up in an environment in which it wasn’t discussed. For a time she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be disgusting and considered herself homophobic. 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 believes that she is pansexual and falls in love with the person regardless of gender identity. The actress explained that she may be drawn 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 split up. She was also romantically connected to the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. The public display of Delevingne’s sexuality has received mixed reactions and praise.
Threats from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not cover up her sexuality and find an appropriate male companion to be the role of a “cover”. However, Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to speak out about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with the Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a sex toy company and is the one who personally tests the products. She is open and unashamed about her involvement in the business, and sees it as an opportunity to promote sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal tunnel in her villa that was given to her from a friend. The tunnel was made by an artist, and serves as a symbol for female power and liberation.
Delevingne recently stepped into the world of NFTs by creating a video of herself dancing in a hidden vaginal tunnel of her home and selling the video as a unique digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to explore new avenues and challenge boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting skills she has continued to pursue her passion for acting. She has been featured in several films and TV shows, including “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row”, it’s clear that she isn’t shackled by the opinions of others about her abilities and talents, and continues to challenge herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration to many. She has been transparent of her personal struggles as well as her her journey to self-acceptance. She is an example of the importance of being true to oneself regardless of what other people might think or say. She has spoken out about her mental health, body positivity and inclusion, and has used her platform to speak up on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions prove that it’s okay not to know everything 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 was soon one of the most in-demand models in the fashion industry and walked for the top designers like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how you can go from being a model into an established brand, and also how to establish a name for oneself in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable efforts, she has been a global ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively helps mental health organizations and charities such as The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has also donated to organizations fighting against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne is also a musician and she has released numerous music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with a variety of artists like Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media and is known for her candid post and relatable material which has helped her to grow a huge following of fans and supporters.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from being a model into an actress, and has been praised for her roles in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.