Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career but also has some lesser-known facts that make her stand out more. From her battles with depression and body image, to her ventures to the world of sex toys and her willingness to talk about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Troubles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression about her body in her youth. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to her small chest, and began menstruating later 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 drop out of school. In an interview with BBC she talked about the time she said, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” But, Delevingne came from a extremely wealthy family and everyone thought she must be automatically happy, they were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality, growing up in a family where it was not discussed. At times she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be disgusting and considered herself a homophobe. 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 is a pansexual who is in love with any person, regardless of their gender and gender identity. She explained that this means she could also be attracted to transgender or non-binary people. 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, but they later broke up. She was also romantically linked to actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has received mixed reactions and praise.
The Film Industry is facing threats emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not conceal her sexual orientation and seek out a male partner to be an “cover”. Yet, Delevingne did not listen and continued to be open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a sex-toy company and is the one who personally tests the products. She is open and unashamed about her involvement in the field and believes it is a way to promote sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal tunnel in her villa it was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was made by an artist and is an emblem for female power and empowerment.
Delevingne recently entered the world of NFTs by making a video of her dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel in her home and selling it as a unique digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unafraid attitude and willingness 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 a variety of films and TV shows like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row”, it’s clear 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’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 honest with oneself, regardless of what others may think or say. She has spoken out about mental health, body positivity and inclusion and has used her platform to advocate for communities that are marginalized. Her actions show that it’s not necessary to be able to do everything right and it’s okay to be different and unique.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at the age of 10, signing with Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and became an one of the top sought-after models in the fashion industry and walked for the top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of how you can go from a model to the status of a brand and how to create an impact in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable efforts, she has been a global ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively helps mental health charities and organizations including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has donated to organizations that fight against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne can also be regarded as a performer. She has released a number of music videos and songs. She has collaborated with various artists including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media. She’s known for her candid postings and relatable posts, which has allowed her to cultivate a large following of fans and supporters.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from a model to an actress and has received praise for her roles in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.