Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career but also has some lesser-known facts that make her stand out even more. From her battles with depression and body image as well as her explorations 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 anxiety and depression about her body during her teenage years. She was ridiculed for her small chest and started menstruating later than her peers who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15 depression slowed her down and she was forced to leave school. Interview with BBC, she spoke about her time in which she stated, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a very well-to-do family and everyone thought she must be automatically happy, and they did not understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality while growing up in a world that did not discuss it. For a time she believed that same-sex marriages to be demeaning and considered herself 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 falls in love with the person, regardless of gender identity. The actress explained that she may be attracted to non-binary or transgender people. 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 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson however, they later broke up. She was also romantically associated with actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has received mixed reactions and praise.
Threats emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne faced opposition from producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t hide her orientation and find male partners for an “cover”. But Delevingne did not listen and continued to speak out about her sexuality and relationship.
Business with the Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a sex toy company and personally tests the products. She is open and unashamed about her involvement in the business, and sees it as an opportunity to promote sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal passageway in her house it was a gift from a friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist and serves as a symbol that women’s empowerment as well as freedom.
Delevingne recently entered the world of NFTs by creating a short video of herself dancing in a secret vaginal tunnel inside her house and then selling the video as a unique digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unflinching personality and her determination to explore new avenues and push boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting skills she continues to pursue her love of acting. She’s appeared in several films and TV shows such as “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It is evident that Delevingne is not limited by other people’s opinion on her abilities and talents and is constantly challenging herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s life story is an inspiration for many. She’s been candid of her personal struggles as well as her journey towards self-acceptance. She is an example of the importance of being self-assured regardless of what others might think or say. She has been vocal about body positivity and inclusivity and has used her platform to advocate for communities that are marginalized. Her actions demonstrate that it’s okay not to be able to do everything right and it’s fine to be different and unique.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and was soon among the highest in-demand models in the industry and walked for the top designers like 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 world.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable efforts, she has served as a global ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health charities and groups like The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has also donated to organizations fighting against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne can also be regarded as a performer, and has released a number of music videos and songs. She has collaborated with various artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media and is well-known for her candid postings and relatable posts which has helped her to cultivate a large following of fans and supporters.
Model and actress
Delevingne has made the transition from model to actress and has been recognized for her performance in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.