This 12 months’s Oscars had been broadly panned as a snoozy wokefest, nevertheless it appears probably the most entertaining award-worthy drama was taking place throughout a non-public soiree.
Particularly when openly pansexual mannequin Cara Delevingne, 28, was seen leaving an Oscars afterparty and piling right into a automotive with singer Paris Jackson, as soon as once more sparking rumors of a romance between the duo. Page Six exclusively reported that the pair had been smiling whereas Jackson tried to cowl her face.
The pair have been linked on and off since 2017, after they had been noticed leaving a nightclub hand in hand. Delevingne started squiring the youthful mannequin round city, attending a Burberry occasion collectively and spied smooching at a dinner with Jackson’s godfather Macaulay Culkin and his girlfriend Brenda Song.
If they’re certainly relationship, Jackson — who doesn’t label her sexuality — can be simply the most recent of a string of beautiful girls on Delevingne’s arm.
The “Paper Towns” actress has carved out a distinct segment in Hollywood usually reserved for male Lotharios like Leo DiCaprio and, earlier than him, Warren Beatty. For practically a decade, Delevingne has been unapologetically having fun with public relationships and typically simply titillating flirtations with a bevy of excessive profile, stunning girls.
“I think she just has this allure, because she’s both feminine and masculine,” a modeling world supply informed The Post of Delevingne. “She’s powerful, connected and successful. If you are a lesbian or sexually fluid, you definitely have a crush on her. She is so f – – king cool and just magnetic.”
Born in London to an aristocratic household (her grandmother was a lady-in-waiting to Princess Margaret), Delevingne has at all times been plugged into excessive society. Her father Charles is a property developer and mom Pandora is buddies with Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York. Her godmother is “Dynasty” actress Joan Collins.
In 2009, she was signed to Storm Management by founder Sarah Doukas, who additionally found a then-14-year-old Kate Moss at JFK whereas she was on trip. But in contrast to the working-class Moss, Delevingne wasn’t a random stranger to Doukas.
“I’ve been best friends with Genevieve Garner, daughter of Sarah Doukas, since I was 5,” Delevingne defined to the UK’s Telegraph.
She left faculty to pursue a profession and, by 2012, had develop into probably the most sought-after face in modeling, shaking up the trade together with her trademark caterpillar eyebrows, androgynous power and rebellious streak.
Former vogue government and host of “Leave Your Mark” podcast Aliza Licht recalled working with Delevingne in 2014, when the catwalker had a set with DKNY. During the launch occasion, they requested her to face atop the Bloomingdale’s marquee.
“Everyone was pretty nervous about having her stand up in the air like that, so we had an ‘X’ marked to show her where she could safely stand,” Licht informed The Post.
“She completely ignored it. She went right to the edge and had the best time engaging with the hundreds of fans who showed up for the launch. She is a renegade, for sure.”
When she first burst onto the model scene, she was linked to Harry Styles.
But simply as she shook up the style world, she helped change the dialog round sexual orientation — typically towards counsel.
In an interview with Porter magazine, Delevingne revealed that disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein suggested her to remain within the closet, telling her, ” ‘You will never make it in this industry as a gay woman — get a beard.’ ”
She not solely rejected that recommendation, she did so openly.
In early 2014, Delevingne was photographed at a Knicks recreation canoodling with “The Fast and the Furious” actress Michelle Rodriguez.
But by July, the pair had cut up and in March 2015, Delevingne moved on with singer Annie Clark, a ok a St. Vincent. About a month into the connection, she tweeted, “I am very much in love,” capped with a coronary heart emoji.
That similar month, she was on the quilt of Vogue and opened up about her relationship and fluid sexuality.
“I think that being in love with my girlfriend is a big part of why I’m feeling so happy with who I am these days. And for those words to come out of my mouth is actually a miracle . . . It took me a long time to accept the idea, until I first fell in love with a girl at 20 and recognized that I had to accept it,” she informed the journal.
She added that she has erotic goals about males and is open to marrying a person and having kids.
The piece additionally famous that her mother and father thought relationship ladies is likely to be a part. In a subsequent profile within the New York Times, she proclaimed, “My sexuality is not a phase.”
Throughout this time, nonetheless, her mannequin sister had her again.
“When she came out to her older sister Poppy, she was fully supportive,” the modeling supply stated.
In September 2016, information began to flow into that she and Clark had cut up. Delevingne was then linked to Amber Heard, who on the time was within the midst of a messy divorce with Johnny Depp. In 2017, she hit it off with Jackson after they met on the MTV Movie & TV Awards.
In May 2018, “Pretty Little Liars” actress Ashley Benson posted a selfie with Delevingne. The pair had been each solid in “Her Smell” — a flick a few band starring Elisabeth Moss, Benson and Delevingne’s rumored paramour Heard — and had been seen leaving Kylie Jenner’s 21st birthday party collectively.
The mannequin was then photographed kissing Benson’s neck by a parking meter. They had been noticed vacationing in Maldives, and pictures of them carrying a “sex bench” into Delevingne’s home has develop into web lore, though they had been nonetheless coy about their liaison.
The saucy affair was Benson’s first with one other girl, according to Us Weekly.
On RuPaul’s “What’s the Tee” podcast, Delevingne divulged that she’s an assertive lover in the case of girls, maybe providing perception into her capability to lure supposedly straight girls to the opposite aspect.
“That whole courting process of power is very interesting. And it’s a difference with men and women. I’m always very submissive with men. Always. But with women, I’m the opposite,” she stated.
In a June 2019 Instagram publish, Delevingne admitted she and Benson had been a pair, later commenting on her causes for going public: “I don’t know [if it’s] because it is Pride, it’s been 50 years since Stonewall happened and I don’t know. It’s been just about our one-year anniversary so, why not?”
Her shmoopy nickname for Benson? Sprinkles.
However, the couple wouldn’t survive the pandemic, and cut up in May 2020. Benson shortly moved on with rapper G-Eazy whereas months later, the Sun reported that Delevingne has kissed G-Eazy’s ex, the singer Halsey.
In between her confirmed romances are flashes of flirty encounters with fashions and actresses and suggestive social-media posts.
She likes to flirt it up on crimson carpets — even with individuals she’s not linked to romantically, from her pal Rihanna to Prince Harry.
In 2020, she and Kaia Gerber each acquired matching “Solemates” tattoos on their ft and had been seen draped all over each other on quite a few events. At one level, Delevingne was even linked to Selena Gomez, whereas the pair frolicked by the South of France in 2014. They weren’t relationship.
But in 2015, Gomez told PrideSource she was fairly happy with the affiliation.
“Honestly, though, she’s incredible and very open, and she just makes me open . . . She’s so fun, and she’s just extremely adventurous, and sometimes I just want that in my life, so I didn’t mind it,” Gomez stated. “I loved it.”