Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers but also has some less-known facts that help her stand out even more. From her battles with depression and body image, to her ventures into the world of sex 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 enviable beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with anxiety and depression over her body throughout her youth. Her body was constantly ridiculed due to her small chest and started menstruating later than her peers, being called “frigid” and “flat”. At the age of 15 depression struck her and she was forced to 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 everyone thought she must be automatically happy, they did not understand her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne had a difficult time understanding her sexuality, growing up in a world where it was not discussed. For a time she believed that same-sex marriages to be disgusting and considered her self-defence homophobic. 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 is in love with the person regardless of their gender or gender identity. The actress explained that she may be attracted to transgender or non-binary people. 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 However, they soon ended their relationship. She has also been romantically connected to 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 had to face opposition from her producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t cover up her sexuality and find an appropriate male companion to be the role of a “cover”. However, Delevingne did not listen and continued to speak out about her sexuality as well as relationships.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a partnership with a sex-toy company and tests the products herself. She’s open and honest about her involvement 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 tunnel in her villa, which was a gift from a friend. The tunnel was created by an artist and is a symbol for female power and liberation.
Delevingne recently stepped into the realm of NFTs by making a video of herself dancing in a hidden vaginal tunnel of her house and then selling it as a special digital collectible. It demonstrates her brave and unafraid attitude and willingness to explore new avenues and challenge boundaries.
Despite some criticisms of her acting skills, Delevingne continues to pursue her passion for acting and has appeared in a variety of films and TV shows, including “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It’s evident that she’s not confined by others’ opinions about her abilities and talents and is constantly challenging herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration to many. She has been open about her struggles and progress towards acceptance of herself, and she’s an example for others on the importance of being honest with 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 marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s okay to not be able to do everything right and it’s fine to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as a model at 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. The model quickly gained fame and was soon among the highest in-demand models in the business as she walked for the most prestigious designers such as Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how to transcending from a model to an established brand, and also how to establish a name for oneself in the fashion world.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable work. she has been a global ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively promotes mental health organizations and charities including, The Samaritans and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She has also given to groups fighting discrimination and racism.
Delevingne is also a musician and she has released numerous music videos and songs. She has collaborated with a variety of artists such as 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 has helped her to cultivate a large number of followers and fans.
Model who became actress
Delevingne has successfully transitioned from a model to an actress, and has been praised for her performances in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.