Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling career is also a host of less-known facts that help her stand out even more. From her battles with body image and depression, 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.
Problems with depression and Body Image
Despite her stunning beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with depression and insecurity about her body during her teenage years. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to her small chest and started menstruating later than her peers who were referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. When she was 15, depression brought her down and she was forced to leave 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.” However, Delevingne came from a very well-to-do family and everybody believed she should be happy by default, but they didn’t understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne had a difficult time understanding her sexuality, growing up in a world in which it wasn’t discussed. At times she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be demeaning and 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 the person regardless of their gender or gender identity. She explained that this means that she may be attracted to non-binary and transgender individuals. 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 ended their relationship. She’s also been romantically associated with 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 faced opposition from producers Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not conceal her sexual orientation and seek out an appropriate male companion to serve as a “cover”. Yet, Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to be open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a sex toy company and is the one who personally tests the products. She’s open and honest about her work 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 passageway in her house, which was a gift from a close friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist and serves as an image of female empowerment and liberation.
Delevingne recently ventured into the world of NFTs by creating a short video of herself dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel in her villa and sold it as a special digital collectible. This showcases her bold and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to try new things and challenge boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting skills, Delevingne continues to pursue her passion for acting. She’s appeared in several films and TV shows such as “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It’s evident that Delevingne is not limited by the opinions of others about her talents and skills and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s life story is an inspiration to many. She’s been candid about her struggles and journey towards self-acceptance. She is a role model for how to be honest with oneself, regardless of what others might think or say. She has been vocal about her mental health, body positivity and inclusion, and has used her platform to speak up for marginalized communities. Her actions prove that it’s okay not 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, when she joined Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and was soon among the highest in-demand models in the industry, walking for top designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how to transcending from being a model into an established brand, and how to create a name for oneself in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work. she has been a global ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health charities and groups including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has given to groups fighting racism and discrimination.
Delevingne is also a musician, and has released numerous 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 posts and relatable content which have helped her grow a huge fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from a model to an actress, and has been praised for her roles in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.