Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers, also has a few little-known facts that make her stand out even more. From her struggles with body image and depression as well as her explorations in the realm of sex toys, and her openness regarding 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 over her body during her teenage years. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to her small chest. She also began menstruating later than her peers who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15 depression struck her and she had to temporarily quit school. When she spoke to 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 extremely wealthy family and everyone thought she must be automatically happy, and they were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne was unable to comprehend her sexuality as a child in an environment where it was not discussed. For a time she found the idea of same-sex relationships 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 considers herself pansexual and is in love with the person regardless of their gender and gender identity. The actress explained that she may be drawn to transgender or non-binary 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 the year 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson, but they later split up. She was also romantically linked to actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has received both support and criticism.
Threats coming from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of her producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t cover up her sexuality and find male partners for the role of a “cover”. Yet, Delevingne did not listen and continued to open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a toy company for sex and tests the products herself. She’s candid and open about her involvement in the field and regards it as an opportunity to promote sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal tunnel inside her home it was a gift from a friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist, and is a symbol that women’s empowerment as well as liberation.
Delevingne recently ventured into the realm of NFTs by creating a short video of her dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel in her villa and sold it as a special digital collectible. It demonstrates her brave and unflinching personality and her determination to experiment with new ideas and challenge boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting ability she has continued to pursue her passion for acting. She has been featured in numerous films and television shows, including “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row”, it’s clear that she’s not confined by the opinions of others about her talents and skills, and continues to challenge herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration for many. She has been open regarding her struggle and her journey to self-acceptance. She is a role model for the importance of being true to oneself regardless of what other people might think or think. She has been vocal about mental health, body positivity and inclusion and has utilized her platform to advocate on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions prove that it’s okay to not have everything figured out and it’s okay to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at the age of 10, signing with Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and was soon an one of the top sought-after models in the fashion industry and walked for the top brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how to transcending from a model to an established brand, and how to establish a name for oneself in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable efforts, she has been a global ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively promotes mental health organizations and charities such as The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has given to groups fighting racism and discrimination.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician and she has released a number of songs and music videos and has collaborated with different artist such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a strong presence on social media and is known for her candid post and relatable material, which has helped her to build a number of followers and fans.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from being a model into an actress and has been recognized for her performances in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.