Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers but also has some lesser-known facts that make her stand out even more. From her battle with depression and body image as well as her explorations to the world of sexual toys, and her openness regarding her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Problems with depression and Body Image
Despite her beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with depression and insecurity about her body throughout her youth. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to her small chest, and began menstruating later than other women, being called “frigid” and “flat”. When she was 15 depression struck her and she was forced to quit school. Interview with BBC, she spoke about the time when she admitted, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a extremely wealthy family and everyone believed that she would be automatically happy, 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 world where it was not discussed. For a time, she found same-sex partnerships 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 is in love with the person regardless of gender and gender identity. She explained that this means she could be drawn to non-binary and transgender individuals. 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 soon broke up. She has also been romantically linked to actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. The public display of Delevingne’s sexuality has been met with both support and criticism.
Risks coming from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t hide her orientation and find a male partner for a “cover”. But Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to be open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with the Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a toy company for sex and is the one who personally tests the products. She is open and unashamed about her participation in the business and believes it is an opportunity to promote sexual wellness and liberation.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal tunnel inside her home, which was a gift from a friend. The tunnel was made by an artist, and is an image 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. It demonstrates her brave and unafraid attitude and willingness to experiment with new ideas and push boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting abilities 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’s evident that she isn’t shackled by others’ opinions about her abilities and talents and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration to many. She has been open about her struggles and progress towards acceptance of herself, and she’s an example of how to be self-assured regardless of what others might think or think. She has been vocal about her mental health, body positivity and inclusiveness, and has used her platform to advocate for marginalized communities. Her actions prove that it’s not necessary to know everything and it’s okay to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at 10, signing with Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and became among the highest in-demand models in the fashion industry as she walked for the most prestigious designers like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a symbol of how you can go from a model to the status of a brand and also how to create an impact 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 organizations and charities including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Additionally, she has donated to organizations fighting against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician, and has released several music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with different artist like Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media. She is well-known for her candid posts and relatable content, which have helped her grow a huge fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from model to actress and has received praise for her performance in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.