Cara Delevingne says her earliest childhood memory is of cutting herself

"I was obsessed with blood and death"

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Cara Delevingne's always been pretty cool with opening up about her history with mental illness including depression and anxiety, and in a revealing new interview with W magazine, she's explained that it all started with a pretty dark obsession when she was young.

Speaking about her love for all things "blood and death" related, Cara spoke about her very first memory, which involves cutting herself by accident as a child.

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Cara spilled: "On her childhood obsession with death: 'When I was a child, I was obsessed with blood and death. This sounds really dark, but my earliest memory is of cutting myself."

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Explaining the dark memory, Cara said: "I was pretending to shave like my dad. One time, I covered my face in shaving foam, and I got his razor and ran it along the bottom of my finger and nearly cut it off.

"[The scar] is barely visible now, but I like knowing that it's there."

Although it might not sound like anything too dramatic, Cara has admitted in a past interview with US Vogue that she contemplated suicide when she was younger – although denied ever deliberately cutting herself during her depression.

"I was hit with a massive wave of depression and anxiety and self hatred," Cara told Vogue. "Where the feelings were so painful that I would slam my head against a tree to try and knock myself out.

"I never cut, but I'd scratch myself to the point of bleeding. I just wanted to dematerialise and have someone sweep me away."

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Thankfully, Cara found the strength to keep going through her darkest times, but it's always pretty inspiring and surprising to hear that such big celebs have struggles with their mental health.

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