Cara Delevingne says relationship with Ashley Benson makes her a ‘better, happier’ person

Cara says Ashley Benson is the primary person she’s ever ‘truly let in’ to her life. (Picture: Getty Images)

As in the event that they weren’t giving us sufficient ‘couple goals’ envy already, Cara Delevingne has spoken out about how her relationship with Ashley Benson makes her a ‘better, happier person’.

The 27-year-old actress and mannequin is believed to have married Pretty Little Liars star Ashley earlier in August, and defined that though their busy schedules usually imply their relationship is long-distance, they handle to make it work as a result of they’re happier collectively.

‘Long-distance relationships are always tough. We make it work though. We have to. And it definitely makes me a better, happier person,’ she stated.

The Suicide Squad star praised Ashley for being the primary person she’s ever ‘truly let in’ to her life, after beforehand being scared that different folks she’d dated would go away her.

Speaking to Net-A-Porter’s PorterEdit, Cara added: ‘I’d by no means actually let anybody in earlier than, for concern of them leaving.



‘I by no means actually trusted folks, or felt worthy of it, and I at all times pushed them away.

‘She’s the primary person that has stated: “You can’t push me away. I’m going to be nice to you, I love you.” I’m identical to, “Wait, so all I have to do is just let you be nice to me? Why have I never done that before? Okay.”‘

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Cara additionally stated that she doesn’t really feel snug labelling herself as a sure sexuality, as a result of she ‘hates’ the thought of being confined to at least one label.

The Carnival Row actress defined: ‘I f***ing hate it. The labels for the whole lot bum me out. I hate to label myself.

‘I’ve been to so many dinners the place individuals are like, “so, what are you? L, G, B, T, Q?” I’m like, “Guys, really? This is what we’re talking about?” I alter every single day.’

‘I loved men from when I was very young. I fell in love with my sports teacher at five,’ she added.

‘He married my different sports activities instructor, and I cried for weeks. I had a boyfriend for 4 years after which he left, and I bought with his finest good friend.

‘But continuously, over and over again, I was hurt by men. Not that that’s why I turned homosexual.’


The couple, who’re thought to have been collectively for barely over a 12 months, have been final seen collectively rocking some fairly unbelievable outfits collectively at DKNY’s style present in New York earlier this week.



Chatting to Elle UK, Cara additionally spoke about how she doesn’t need to be secretive about her relationship with Ashley.

‘I don’t need to be so secretive that individuals suppose I’m ashamed of something. But I’ve by no means been in a relationship the place issues are so public, or the place I posted photos of another person. This appeared totally different.

‘We had gotten to the point where we had kept it a secret, or at least not wanted attention, and now I feel like I’m not going to not be proud.’

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