Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career is also a host of less-known facts that help her stand out more. From her battles with body image and depression, to her ventures into the world of sex toys and her willingness to talk about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multi-talented Delevingne.
Troubles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her enviable beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression over her body during her teenage years. She was ridiculed for her small chest, and began menstruating earlier than her peers and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of fifteen depression slowed her down and she was forced to leave school. In an interview with BBC, she spoke about the time she said, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a wealthy family, and everyone thought she must be automatically happy, they didn’t understand 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 while she believed that same-sex marriages to be disgusting and considered herself homophobic. in an interview 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 is in love with the person regardless of gender or gender identity. The actress explained she could be drawn to non-binary and transgender individuals. 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 ended their relationship. She’s also been romantically associated with the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has received both praise and criticism.
The Film Industry is facing threats emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne had to face opposition from producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not cover up her sexuality and find an appropriate male companion to be a “cover”. However, Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued speak out about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with the Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a toy company for sex and is the one who personally tests the products. She’s candid and open about her work in the field and regards 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 an emblem of female empowerment and liberation.
Delevingne recently entered the realm of NFTs by making a video of herself dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel in her villa and sold it as a unique digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unafraid attitude and willingness to try new things and break boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting skills she continues to pursue her love of acting. She’s appeared in a variety of films and TV shows, including “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It is evident that she isn’t shackled by the opinions of others about her abilities and talents, and continues to challenge herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration to many. She’s been candid about her struggles and progress towards self-acceptance. She is a role model for how to be honest with oneself regardless of what other people might think or say. She has been vocal about her mental health, body positivity and inclusion, and has used her platform to speak out on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions prove that it’s not necessary to have everything figured out and it’s fine to be different and individual.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. She soon became famous and became one of the most in-demand models in the fashion industry, walking for top brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a symbol of what it takes to go from a model to an established brand, and also how to create a name for oneself in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable efforts, she has served as a global ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively helps mental health charities and groups such as The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has donated to organizations fighting against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne is also a musician and she has released a number of songs and music videos and has collaborated with different artist including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a strong presence on social media and is famous for her candid and honest postings and relatable posts which has allowed her to cultivate a large following of fans and supporters.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from a model to an actress and has received praise for her performance in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.