Cara Delevingne, known for her acting and modeling careers is also a host of less-known facts that help her stand out more. From her battles with body image and depression as well as her explorations to the world of sexual toys and her openness about her pansexuality Here are 10 fascinating facts about the multitalented Delevingne.
Struggles with Depression and Body Image
Despite her stunning beauty, Cara Delevingne struggled with depression and insecurity about her body during her teenage years. She was ridiculed for her small chest. She also began 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 quit school. 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 very well-to-do family and everyone believed that she would be automatically happy, they were unable to comprehend her mental state.
Homophobic in her Youth
Cara Delevingne had a difficult time understanding her sexuality, growing up in an environment that did not discuss it. For a time she found the idea of same-sex relationships to be demeaning and considered herself a homophobe. in an interview 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 falls in love with the person regardless of gender identity. She explained that this means she could be drawn 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’s also been romantically linked to the actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Miley Cyrus. Delevingne’s public display of her sexuality has been met with both praise and criticism.
Threats emanating from the Film Industry
Delevingne had to face opposition from producer Harvey Weinstein, who threatened her career if she didn’t hide her orientation and find male partners to serve as a “cover”. Yet, Delevingne refused to listen to Weinstein and continued speak out about her sexuality and relationship.
Business with a Sex Toy Company
Delevingne has a business venture with a sex-toy company and is the one who personally tests the products. She’s open and honest about her participation in the business, and sees it as an opportunity to spread the message of sexual health and freedom.
Secret Vaginal Tunnel
Delevingne has a hidden vaginal tunnel in her villa that was given to her from a close friend. The tunnel was designed by an artist and serves as an emblem that women’s empowerment as well as liberation.
Delevingne recently stepped into the realm of NFTs by creating a video of herself dancing in the secret vaginal tunnel in her home and selling it as a special digital collectible. The video showcases her daring and unflinching personality and her determination to experiment with new ideas and push boundaries.
Despite criticisms about her acting skills she has continued to pursue her love of acting. She has been featured in numerous films and television shows, including “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” “Suicide Squad” and “Carnival Row” It is evident that Delevingne is not limited by the opinions of others about her abilities and talents and is constantly challenging herself.
Inspiration and Role Model
Delevingne’s story is an inspiration for many. She’s been candid about her struggles and progress towards self-acceptance. She is an example for others on the importance of being honest with oneself regardless of what others may think or say. She has been vocal about body positivity and inclusiveness and has used her platform to speak out for marginalized communities. Her actions show that it’s not necessary to have everything figured out and that it’s okay to be unique and different.
Cara Delevingne began her career as model at 10, when she joined Storm Model Management. She quickly rose to fame and became one of the most sought-after models in the fashion industry, walking for top brands like Burberry, Chanel, and Fendi. She’s a model of how to transcending from a model to the status of a brand and how to create an impact in the fashion industry.
Delevingne is also well-known for her charitable efforts, she has been a global ambassador for the Women’s Cancer Research Fund and actively promotes mental health charities and organizations like 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 several songs and music videos and has collaborated with a variety of artists such as Pharrell Williams.
Social Media Influence
Delevingne has a large following on social media and is famous for her candid and honest posts and relatable content, which has helped her to grow a huge number of followers and fans.
Model turned actress
Delevingne has made the transition from model to actress, and has been praised for her performance in films such as “The Face of an Angel” and “Tulip Fever”.