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 and her ventures in the realm of sexual toys and her openness about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Problems with depression and Body Image
Despite her stunning beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with depression and insecurity about her body in her youth. She was ridiculed for her small chest and started menstruating earlier than her peers, being called “frigid” and “flat”. When she was 15, depression brought her down and she was forced to leave school. In an interview with BBC, she spoke about her time in which she stated, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” But, Delevingne came from a extremely wealthy family and everyone believed that she would be automatically happy, and they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne was unable to comprehend her sexuality as a child in a world that did not discuss it. At times, she found same-sex partnerships 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 falls in love with the person, regardless of their gender or gender identity. The actress explained that she may 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 However, they soon split up. She was also romantically associated with the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has been met with both praise and criticism.
Threats coming from the Film Industry
Delevingne faced opposition from producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not cover up her sexuality and find a male partner for the role of a “cover”. But Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to open about her sexuality and relationship.
Business with an Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a sex toy company and personally tests the products. She is open and unashamed about her involvement in the industry and regards it as an opportunity to spread the message of sexual wellness and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal passageway in her house, which was a gift from a friend. The tunnel was made by an artist and serves as an image for female power and liberation.
Delevingne recently entered the world of NFTs by making a video of her dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel inside her house and then selling the video as a unique digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unflinching personality and her determination to try new things and challenge boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting abilities, Delevingne continues to pursue her passion for acting and has appeared in numerous films and television shows like “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It is evident that Delevingne is not limited by others’ opinions about her abilities and talents and is constantly challenging herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s life story is an inspiration for many. She has been transparent regarding her struggle and progress towards self-acceptance. She is an example of the importance of being honest with oneself regardless of what other people might think or say. She has been vocal 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 know everything and it’s okay to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at 10 when she signed with Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and was soon an one of the top sought-after models in the business as she walked for the most prestigious designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how you can go from being a model into the status of a brand and also how to create an impact in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable work. she is a world-wide ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively promotes mental health charities and organizations including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has also donated to organizations that fight against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician. She has released several songs and music videos and has collaborated with various artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media and is famous for her candid and honest postings and relatable posts which have helped her grow a huge number of followers and fans.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has made the transition from a model to an actress and has received praise for her performances in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.