Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers but also has some little-known facts that make her stand out more. From her battles with depression and body image and her ventures in the realm of sexual toys and her willingness to talk about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multi-talented Delevingne.
Struggles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her stunning beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with depression and insecurity about her body during her teenage years. She was ridiculed for her small chest, and began menstruating later than other women and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15, depression brought her down and she was forced to quit school. In an interview with 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 extremely wealthy family and everyone thought she must be happy by default, but they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality, growing up in a world in which it wasn’t discussed. At times, she found same-sex partnerships to be disgusting and considered her self-defence 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 identity. She explained that this means she could be drawn to non-binary and transgender individuals. 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 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson However, they soon ended their relationship. She’s also been romantically associated with actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has been met with mixed reactions and praise.
The Film Industry is facing threats emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne faced opposition from producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not conceal her sexual orientation and seek out male partners to serve as a “cover”. But Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued be open about her sexuality and relationships.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a sex-toy company and tests the products herself. She’s open and honest about her participation in the business, and sees it as a way to promote sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal tunnel in her villa, which was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist and serves as an emblem that women’s empowerment as well as freedom.
Delevingne recently stepped into the realm of NFTs by making a video of her dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel inside her villa and sold it as a special digital collectible. It demonstrates her brave and unafraid attitude and willingness to try new things and challenge boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting ability she continues to pursue her passion for acting and has appeared in a variety of films and TV shows like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It is evident that she isn’t shackled by others’ opinions about her abilities and talents and is constantly challenging herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration for many. She has been transparent regarding her struggle and progress towards self-acceptance, she is a role model for the importance of being true to oneself, regardless of what others might think or think. She has spoken out about body positivity and inclusiveness and has utilized her platform to speak up on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions prove that it’s okay to not be able to do everything right and it’s okay to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at the age of 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and became one of the most sought-after models in the industry as she walked for the most prestigious designers like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of how to transcending from a model to a brand, and how to make an impact in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable work. she is a world-wide ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health charities and organizations such as The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Additionally, she has donated to organizations fighting against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician, and has released numerous music videos and songs. She has collaborated with a variety of artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media and is famous for her candid and honest postings and relatable posts, which has helped her to grow a huge following of fans and supporters.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has made the transition from being a model into an actress and has received praise for her performance in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.