Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career, also has a few lesser-known facts that make her stand out more. From her struggles 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 anxiety and depression over 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 15 depression slowed her down and she was forced to drop out of 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 wealthy family, and everybody believed she should be happy by default, but they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne was unable to comprehend her sexuality as a child in a family where it was not discussed. For a time she believed that same-sex marriages 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 loves any person, regardless of gender or gender identity. She said that she may also be attracted to transgender or non-binary people. When she spoke to 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 has also been romantically associated with actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has received mixed reactions and praise.
The Film Industry is facing threats emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne had to face opposition from producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t cover up her sexuality and find a male partner for a “cover”. However, Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to open about her sexuality and relationship.
Business with an Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a business venture with a sex toy company and personally tests the products. She’s open and honest about her participation in the business and believes it is a way to promote sexual wellness and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal tunnel in her villa it was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist, and is an image of female empowerment and freedom.
Delevingne recently ventured into the realm of NFTs by creating a video of herself dancing in the hidden vaginal tunnel of her home and selling it as a special digital collectible. It demonstrates her brave and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to try new things and challenge boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting abilities she has continued to pursue her love of acting and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row”, it’s clear that she’s not confined by other people’s opinion on her abilities and talents, and continues to challenge herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s life story is an inspiration for many. She’s been candid regarding her struggle and her journey to 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 spoken out about mental health, body positivity and inclusivity and has utilized her platform to speak out on behalf of marginalized communities. Her actions prove that it’s okay not to have everything figured out and it’s okay to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at the age of 10 when she signed with Storm Model Management. She quickly rose to fame and became an one of the top in-demand models in the fashion industry as she walked for the most prestigious designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s an example of what it takes to go from being a model into the status of a brand and also how to establish a name for oneself in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable efforts, she is a world-wide ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively helps mental health organizations and charities including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has donated to organizations fighting against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne can also be regarded as a performer, and has released numerous music videos and songs. She has collaborated with various artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a strong presence on social media. She’s known for her candid postings and relatable posts which has helped her to build a following of fans and supporters.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from a model to an actress and has been recognized for her performances in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.