Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career but also has some lesser-known facts that make her stand out even more. From her battles with depression and body image, to her ventures in the realm of sexual toys and her openness 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 about her body during her teenage years. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to her small chest, and began menstruating later than other women and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. When she was 15 depression struck her and she was forced to quit school. When she spoke to BBC she discussed the time she said, “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, and they were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne struggled to understand her sexuality, growing up in a family in which it wasn’t discussed. For a while she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be disgusting 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 believes that she is pansexual and is in love with the person regardless of gender identity. The actress explained that she might 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 later ended their relationship. She’s also been romantically linked to the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. The public display of Delevingne’s sexuality has been met with mixed reactions and praise.
Threats coming from the Film Industry
Delevingne faced opposition from producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t hide her orientation and find male partners to be an “cover”. However, Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with the Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a sex-toy company and personally tests the products. She’s candid and open about her involvement in the industry and believes it is an opportunity to spread the message of sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal tunnel in her villa that was given to her from a close friend. The tunnel was made by an artist, and is a symbol that women’s empowerment as well as freedom.
Delevingne recently stepped into the world of NFTs by creating a short video of herself dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel in her house and then selling it as a special digital collectible. It demonstrates her brave and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to try new things and break boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting abilities she continues to pursue her love of 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 other people’s opinion on her talent and abilities and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story has been an inspiration to many. She’s been candid about her struggles and her journey to self-acceptance, she is an example of the importance of being true to oneself, regardless of what others might think or say. She has spoken out about her mental health, body positivity and inclusion and has utilized her platform to advocate for marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s okay to not know everything and that 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. She quickly rose to fame and became among the highest in-demand models in the industry and walked for the top designers like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how to transcending from being a model into a brand, and also how to establish an impression in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable work. she has been 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. She has also donated to organizations fighting against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician. She has released numerous songs and music videos and has collaborated with a variety of artists like Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media. She is famous for her candid and honest post and relatable material which has allowed her to build a fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from model to actress and has been recognized for her performance in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.