Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career but also has some less-known facts that help her stand out even more. From her battle with depression and body image, to her ventures to the world of sexual toys and her willingness to talk about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multi-talented Delevingne.
Problems with depression and Body Image
Despite her beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with depression and insecurity about her body during her teenage years. She was ridiculed for her small chest and started menstruating later than her peers and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of fifteen depression struck her and she had to temporarily quit school. In an interview with BBC she discussed 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 everybody believed she should be automatically happy, they were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne had a difficult time understanding her sexuality, growing up in a family where it was not discussed. For a while, 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 considers herself pansexual and loves the person, regardless of their gender identity. She said that she may also be attracted 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 later broke up. She’s also been romantically connected to actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. The public display of Delevingne’s sexuality has received both support and criticism.
The Film Industry is facing threats coming from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t cover up her sexuality and find male partners to be a “cover”. However, Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to be open about her sexuality and relationship.
Business with an Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a business venture with a toy company for sex and is the one who personally tests the products. She is open and unashamed about her involvement in the business and regards it as an opportunity to spread the message of sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal tunnel in her villa it was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist, and is an emblem for female power and liberation.
Delevingne recently stepped into the world of NFTs by creating a video of her dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel in her villa and sold it as a special digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unflinching personality and her determination to explore new avenues and break boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting ability she continues to pursue her love of acting. She’s appeared in several films and TV shows, including “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It is evident that she’s not confined 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 to many. She’s been candid of her personal struggles as well as her progress towards self-acceptance, she is an example for others on the importance of being true to oneself regardless of what other people might think or think. She has spoken out about 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 be able to do everything right and that it’s okay to be different and individual.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at 10, signing with Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and was soon among the highest sought-after models in the industry, walking for top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of how you can go from being a model into an established brand, and also how to make a name for oneself in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable work, she has been a global ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health charities and organizations including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Additionally, she has donated to organizations that fight against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician and she has released several music videos and songs. She has collaborated with different artist such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media. She’s known for her candid posts and relatable content which have helped her build a number of followers and fans.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from being a model into an actress, and has been praised for her performance in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.