Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers, also has a few less-known facts that help her stand out even more. From her battles with depression and body image, to her ventures 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 depression and insecurity about her body throughout her youth. 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”. At the age of 15 depression slowed her down and she had to temporarily drop out of school. In an interview with BBC, she spoke about the time when she admitted, “I hated myself for being depressed, I hated feeling depressed, I hated feelings.” However, Delevingne came from a extremely wealthy family and everybody believed she should be automatically happy, they did not understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne was unable to comprehend her sexuality while growing up in a family where it was not discussed. At times, she found same-sex partnerships 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 considers herself pansexual and loves the person, regardless of gender and gender identity. She explained that this means that she might 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 However, they soon ended their relationship. She’s also been romantically connected to actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Her public display of her sexuality has been met with both support and criticism.
Threats coming from the Film Industry
Delevingne was a target of producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she did not hide her orientation and find male partners to serve as an “cover”. Yet, Delevingne didn’t listen, and she continued to be open about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with an Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a business venture with a sex toy company and personally tests the products. She’s candid and open about her involvement in the industry and believes it is an opportunity to promote sexual wellness and liberation.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a secret vaginal tunnel inside her home it was a gift from a friend. The tunnel was made by an artist and serves as an image that women’s empowerment as well as freedom.
Delevingne recently ventured into the world of NFTs by creating a short video of herself dancing in the hidden vaginal tunnel of her villa and sold the video as a unique digital collectible. It demonstrates her brave and unafraid attitude and willingness to experiment with new ideas and push boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting abilities she has continued 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 clear that she isn’t shackled by the opinions of others about her talent and abilities, and continues to challenge herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story has been an inspiration to many. She has been transparent regarding her struggle and her journey to self-acceptance, she is an example of how to be true to oneself regardless of what other people may think or say. She has been vocal about body positivity and inclusion and has used her platform to speak out for communities that are marginalized. Her actions show that it’s not necessary to have everything figured out and it’s okay to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at 10, signing with Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and became one of the most 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 how you can go from being a model into an established brand, and also how to establish an impression in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also known for her charitable work, she has served as a global ambassador for Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively supports mental health organizations and charities like The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Additionally, she has donated to organizations that fight against discrimination and racism.
Delevingne has also been a professional musician, and has released a number of music videos and songs. She also has collaborated with a variety of artists including Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne is a popular presence on social media. She is famous for her candid and honest post and relatable material which have helped her build a fan base and a loyal following of supporters.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from model to actress and has received praise for her performance in films like “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.