Cara Delevingne, known for her modeling and acting career but also has some less-known facts that help her stand out even more. From her battle with depression and body image, to her ventures to the world of sex toys and her willingness to talk about her pansexuality, here are 10 interesting facts about the multi-talented Delevingne.
Struggles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her beautiful appearance, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression over her body in her youth. She faced ridicule for her small chest, and began menstruating earlier 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. Interview with BBC, she spoke about the time she said, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” But, Delevingne came from a extremely wealthy family and everyone believed that she would be automatically happy, and they did not understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne had a difficult time understanding her sexuality while growing up 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 a homophobe. When she spoke to 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 and gender identity. She explained that this means 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 soon broke up. She was also romantically associated with the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. The public display of Delevingne’s sexuality has been met with mixed reactions and praise.
Threats from the Film Industry
Delevingne faced opposition from her producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t cover up her sexuality and find a male partner for the role of a “cover”. But Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to speak out about her sexuality and relationships.
Business with the Sex Toy Company
Delevingne is a part of a business partnership with a sex-toy company and is the one who personally tests the products. She is open and unashamed about her involvement in the industry and regards it as an opportunity to promote 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 is an emblem for female power and freedom.
Delevingne recently ventured into the realm of NFTs by making a video of her dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel in her house and then selling it as a special digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unafraid attitude and willingness to try new things and push boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting ability, Delevingne 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’s evident that she isn’t shackled by other people’s opinion on her talents and skills and continues to push herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s life story is an inspiration for many. She has been open about her struggles and journey towards acceptance of herself, and she’s an example of the importance of being true to oneself regardless of what others may think or say. She has spoken out about her mental health, body positivity and inclusivity and has used her platform to speak out for communities that are marginalized. 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 a model at the age of 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and became an one of the top sought-after models in the business as she walked for the most prestigious brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how to transcending from being a model into an established brand, and how to make a name for oneself in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work, she has served as a global ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health organizations and charities including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In addition, she has donated to organizations that fight against racism and discrimination.
Delevingne can also be regarded as a performer. She has released numerous music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with various artists like Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a strong presence on social media. She’s well-known for her candid post and relatable material, which have helped her cultivate a large fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model and actress
Delevingne has successfully transformed from a model to an actress, and has been praised for her performances in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.