Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career is also a host of lesser-known facts that make her stand out more. From her struggles with body image and depression, to 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.
Problems with depression and Body Image
Despite her beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression over her body during her teenage years. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to her small chest, and began menstruating earlier than her peers and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of fifteen depression struck her and she had to temporarily drop out of school. Interview with BBC she talked about the time she said, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a extremely wealthy family and everyone thought she must be happy by default, but they did not understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne was unable to comprehend her sexuality while growing up in a world where it was not discussed. For a time, she found same-sex partnerships to be demeaning 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 is a pansexual who loves any person, regardless of their gender or gender identity. The actress explained she could be drawn to non-binary or transgender 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 soon split up. She’s also been romantically associated with actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has received both support and criticism.
The Film Industry is facing threats 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 male partners to be the role of a “cover”. But Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued open about her sexuality and relationships.
Business with an Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a toy company for sex and personally tests the products. She’s candid and open about her participation in the field and believes it is a way to promote sexual wellness 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 created by an artist, and serves as a symbol of female empowerment and liberation.
Delevingne recently entered the world of NFTs by creating a video of her dancing in the hidden vaginal tunnel of her villa and sold it as a unique digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unafraid attitude and willingness to explore new avenues and push boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting ability she has continued to pursue her love of acting. She has been featured in a variety of films and TV shows like “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 talents and skills and is constantly challenging 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 a role model for how to be true to oneself regardless of what other people might think or say. She has spoken out about mental health, body positivity and inclusivity and has used her platform to speak out for communities that are marginalized. Her actions show that it’s okay to not know everything and that it’s okay to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at the age of 10 when she signed with Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and was soon one of the most in-demand models in the industry and walked for the top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of how you can go from being a model into a brand, and also how to make an impression in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable efforts, she is a world-wide ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health charities and groups including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Additionally, she has donated to organizations that fight against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne is also a musician. She has released a number of music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with various artists including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a strong presence on social media. She’s famous for her candid and honest post and relatable material which have helped her build a following of fans and supporters.
Model and actress
Delevingne has made the transition from model to actress and has received praise for her roles in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.