Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers but also has some less-known facts that help her stand out more. From her battles with depression and body image and her ventures in the realm of sex toys and her willingness to talk about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Troubles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression over her body during her teenage years. She faced ridicule for her small chest, and began menstruating later than her peers who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. When she was 15, depression brought her down and she had to temporarily drop out of 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, they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne was unable to comprehend her sexuality, growing up in a family where it was not discussed. At times she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be demeaning and considered herself a homophobe. 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 believes that she is pansexual and loves the person regardless of their gender and gender identity. She explained that this means that she may be attracted to non-binary and transgender individuals. 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 the year 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson However, they soon broke up. She’s also been romantically linked to actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has received both praise and criticism.
Threats emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne had to face opposition from her producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not cover up her sexuality and find an appropriate male companion to be an “cover”. However, Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued be open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with an Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a sex toy company and tests the products herself. She’s candid and open about her work in the business and regards it as an opportunity to spread the message of sexual wellness and liberation.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal tunnel inside her home it was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was made by an artist and serves as a symbol of female empowerment and freedom.
Delevingne recently entered the realm of NFTs by making a video of herself dancing in a secret vaginal tunnel in her house and then selling it as a unique digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to experiment with new ideas and challenge boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting skills she has continued to pursue her love of acting and has appeared in numerous films and television shows such as “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row”, it’s clear that Delevingne is not limited by other people’s opinion on her abilities and talents, and continues to challenge herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story has been an inspiration for many. She’s been candid regarding her struggle and journey towards self-acceptance, she is an example for others on how to be true to oneself, regardless of what others may think or say. She has spoken out about body positivity and inclusion and has utilized her platform to speak up on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s okay not to be able to do everything right and that it’s okay to be different and unique.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at 10 when she signed with Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and became one of the most in-demand models in the fashion industry and walked for the top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of what it takes to go from a model to an established brand, and also how to make a name for oneself in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable efforts, she has served as a global ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively promotes mental health organizations and charities including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has given to groups fighting discrimination and racism.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician, and has released a number of music videos and songs. She has collaborated with a variety of artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media and is famous for her candid and honest postings and relatable posts which has helped her to build a following of fans and supporters.
Model who became actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from model to actress and has been recognized for her performance in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.