Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career is also a host of lesser-known facts that make her stand out more. From her battles with depression and body image and her ventures in the realm of sexual toys and her willingness to talk about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Struggles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression about her body during her teenage years. She was ridiculed for her small chest. She also began menstruating later than other women, being called “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 discussed her time in which she stated, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a very well-to-do family and everyone believed that she would be automatically happy, they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne had a difficult time understanding her sexuality as a child in an environment that did not discuss it. At times she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be disgusting and was considered herself a homophobe. 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 falls in love with any person, regardless of their gender identity. She said she could be attracted to non-binary or transgender 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 the year 2019, Delevingne got married in Las Vegas to actress Ashley Benson, but they later ended their relationship. She has also been romantically associated with the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has been met with both praise and criticism.
Risks emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t hide her orientation and find male partners to be an “cover”. But Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to be 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’s candid and open about her work in the industry and believes it is an opportunity to promote sexual wellness and liberation.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal tunnel in her villa it was a gift from a friend. The tunnel was made by an artist and is an image that women’s empowerment as well as liberation.
Delevingne recently ventured into the world of NFTs by making a video of herself dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel inside her home and selling the video as a unique digital collectible. It demonstrates her brave and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to experiment with new ideas and break boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting abilities she continues to pursue her love of acting. She has been featured in numerous films and television shows, including “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 talent and abilities, and continues to challenge herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration for many. She has been open 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 might think or think. She has been vocal about body positivity and inclusion, and has used her platform to speak out on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions demonstrate that it’s okay not to know everything and that it’s okay to be different and unique.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. She quickly rose to fame and was soon one of the most sought-after models in the business and walked for the top designers like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of how to transcending from a model to an established brand, and also how to establish a name for oneself in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable work, she is a world-wide ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively promotes mental health charities and organizations like The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has also donated to organizations that fight against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne can also be regarded as a performer and she has released a number of songs and music videos and has collaborated with various artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media. She is known for her candid post and relatable material which has allowed her to grow a huge number of followers and fans.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from being a model into an actress, and has been praised for her performances in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.