Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career is also a host of little-known facts that make her stand out even more. From her battle with depression and body image and her ventures in the realm of sexual toys, and her openness regarding her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Troubles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her enviable beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with depression and insecurity about her body throughout her youth. She faced ridicule for her small chest and started menstruating later than her peers and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15, depression brought her down and she had to temporarily quit school. In an interview with BBC she talked about her time in which she stated, “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 were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne was unable to comprehend her sexuality as a child in a family where it was not discussed. At times, she found same-sex partnerships to be demeaning and considered her self-defence homophobic. 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 is a pansexual who loves the person, regardless of their gender or gender identity. She said that she might be attracted to transgender or non-binary people. 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 the year 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson, but they later broke up. She was also romantically linked to actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has been met with mixed reactions and praise.
Threats from the Film Industry
Delevingne had to face opposition from producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t conceal her sexual orientation and seek out male partners for the role of a “cover”. However, Delevingne did not listen and continued to speak out about her sexuality and relationships.
Business with an 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’s open and honest about her participation in the industry, and sees it as an opportunity to promote sexual wellness and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal passageway in her house, which was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was made by an artist, and serves as a symbol that women’s empowerment as well as freedom.
Delevingne recently ventured into the realm of NFTs by creating a video of herself dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel in her house and then selling it as a unique digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to experiment with new ideas and break boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting skills she continues to pursue her passion for acting. She has been featured in a variety of films and TV shows such as “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It’s evident that Delevingne is not limited by the opinions of others about her abilities and talents and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story has been an inspiration to many. She’s been candid of her personal struggles as well as her her journey to acceptance of herself, and she’s an example of 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 advocate on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s okay to not know everything 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 was soon among the highest in-demand models in the business, walking for top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how to transcending from a model to an established brand, and how to establish an impression in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable efforts, she has served as a global ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health charities and organizations such as The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has donated to organizations that fight against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne can also be regarded as a performer, and has released several songs and music videos and has collaborated with a variety of artists including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media. She is famous for her candid and honest post and relatable material, which have helped her grow a huge following of fans and supporters.
Model who became actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from a model to an actress and has received praise for her roles in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.