Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers but also has some lesser-known facts that make her stand out more. From her struggles with body image and depression, to her ventures in the realm of sexual toys and her openness about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Problems with depression and Body Image
Despite her stunning beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression about her body in her youth. She faced ridicule for her small chest and started menstruating later than other women and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15 depression struck her and she was forced to leave school. When she spoke to 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 everybody believed she should be automatically happy, and they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality, growing up in an environment that did not discuss it. For a time she believed that same-sex marriages to be disgusting and was 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 is in love with the person regardless of their gender and gender identity. She explained that this means that she may also be attracted to non-binary and transgender individuals. 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 the year 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson However, they soon split up. She was also romantically associated with the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. The public display of Delevingne’s sexuality has been met with both praise and criticism.
Risks emanating 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 for the role of 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 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 industry and believes it is an opportunity to promote sexual wellness and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal passageway in her house that was given to her from a close friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist and serves as an image of female empowerment and freedom.
Delevingne recently stepped into the world of NFTs by making a video of herself dancing in a secret vaginal tunnel inside her villa and sold it as a unique digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to try new things and challenge boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting abilities she has continued to pursue her passion for acting. She’s appeared in numerous films and television shows such as “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 talents and skills, and continues to challenge herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration for many. She has been transparent of her personal struggles as well as her her journey to self-acceptance, she is an example for others on the importance of being true to oneself, regardless of what others may think or say. She has been vocal about mental health, body positivity and inclusiveness and has used her platform to speak up on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s not necessary to be able to do everything right and it’s okay 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 quickly rose to fame and became among the highest in-demand models in the 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 a brand, as well as how to establish a name for oneself in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work, she has been a global ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health organizations and charities like The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has also donated to organizations that fight against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne is also a musician and she has released several music videos and songs. She has collaborated with different artist like Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media and is well-known for her candid post and relatable material which has helped her to cultivate a large number of followers and fans.
Model who became actress
Delevingne has made the transition from a model to an actress and has received praise for her roles in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.