“The one thing I’m happy about growing up queer and fighting it and hiding it is it gives me so much fire and drive to try to make people’s lives easier in some way by talking about it,” she told Harper’s Bazaar UK.
The model and actress got candid about the struggles that she faced before coming to terms with her sexuality during a chat with Gwyneth Paltrow for the Goop podcast in March 2021, where Delevingne revealed that she had been “suicidal” at one point.
“I grew up in an old-fashioned household. I didn’t know anyone who was gay,” she said at the time. “The idea of being [with] same-sex [partners], I was disgusted by that, in myself. I was like, ‘Oh, my God, I would never. That’s disgusting, ugh.'”