Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career is also a host of less-known facts that help her stand out even more. From her battle with depression and body image and her ventures into the world 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 enviable beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression about her body throughout her youth. She faced ridicule for her small chest and started menstruating later than other women and was referred to as “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15, depression brought her down and she was forced to drop out of school. When she spoke to BBC, she spoke about 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 thought she must be automatically happy, they were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne had a difficult time understanding her sexuality as a child in a world where it was not discussed. For a time 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 considers herself pansexual and is in love with the person, regardless of their gender and gender identity. The actress explained she could be drawn to non-binary and transgender individuals. 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, but they later ended their relationship. She was also romantically associated with 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 did not cover up her sexuality and find a male partner to serve as an “cover”. But Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued open about her sexuality and relationships.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a toy company for sex and personally tests the products. She’s open and honest about her involvement in the field, and sees it as an opportunity to promote sexual wellness and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal passageway in her house that was given to her from a friend. The tunnel was created by an artist, and serves as an image that women’s empowerment as well as empowerment.
Delevingne recently entered the realm of NFTs by creating a video of herself dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel in her villa and sold it as a special digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unflinching attitude, as well as her willingness to try new things and challenge boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting skills she continues to pursue her passion for acting and has appeared in a variety of films and TV shows such as “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It is evident that she’s not confined by other people’s opinion on her abilities and talents and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration to many. She has been transparent about her struggles and journey towards acceptance of herself, and she’s an example of how to be true to oneself, regardless of what others might think or think. She has spoken out about her mental health, body positivity and inclusiveness and has used her platform to advocate for communities that are marginalized. Her actions show that it’s not necessary to know everything and that it’s okay to be different and unique.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at the age of 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. She quickly rose to fame and became among the highest sought-after models in the industry and walked for the top brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a symbol of what it takes to go from being a model into the status of a brand and also how to create an impression in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work. she is a world-wide ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively promotes mental health organizations and charities like The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has donated to organizations that fight against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician. She has released numerous songs and music videos and has collaborated with different artist including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media. She’s famous for her candid and honest post and relatable material which has helped her to grow a huge following of fans and supporters.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has made the transition from a model to an actress, and has been praised for her roles in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.