I was suicidal: Cara Delevingne

Model-actress Cara Delevingne has revealed she had a mental breakdown when she was in school and contemplated ending her life.

PTI| Updated: Oct 15, 2015, 10:03 AM IST
I was suicidal: Cara Delevingne

London: Model-actress Cara Delevingne has revealed she had a mental breakdown when she was in school and contemplated ending her life.

The 23-year-old "Paper Towns" star said she put so much pressure on herself when she was in school, reported Female First.

"I think I pushed myself so far (at school) that I got to the point where I had a mental breakdown. I was completely suicidal, I didn't want to live any more. I thought that I was completely alone.

"I also realised how lucky I was, and what a wonderful family and wonderful friends I had, but that didn't matter. I wanted the world to swallow me up, and nothing seemed better to me than death."

Delevigne credits her good friend Kate Moss for "picking me up off the floor". "What happened was I eventually said no, and I eventually took a break, from the advice of Kate Moss, who kind of picked me up off the floor. It's about finding people around you who have your best interests at heart.

"I had a lot of people around me who were just after what I gave them... Not looking after me. So it's about finding people who care about you, and support you. And I've now been able to become a support for other people, as well," she said.