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Cara Delevingne's battle with 'self-hatred'

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Cara Delevingne's battle with 'self-hatred'

Cara Delevingne went through a "rough patch of self hatred".

The 'Paper Towns' star insists she hasn't quit modelling in favour of acting but turned to movies to help her "learn how to not pick apart my every flaw".

In a series of posts on Twitter, she wrote: "Can we just set the record straight ... I never said I was quitting modelling. I do not blame the fashion industry for anything ... I suffer from depression and was a model during a particularly rough patch of self hatred ...

"I am so lucky for the work I get to do but I used to work to try and escape and just ended up completely exhausting myself ... I am focusing on filming and trying to learn how to not pick apart my every flaw. I am really good at that ... Okay.... Rant over. Just wanted to clarify and word vomit a little (sic)"

Meanwhile, the 23-year-old model and actress previously revealed she hates when people compliment her professional pictures as they are "50 per cent make-up, Photoshop, the photographer, stylist and everyone else".

She explained: "When people say, 'You look really good in that picture', I'm like, 'Well, it's 50 per cent make-up, Photoshop, the photographer, stylist and everyone else'. I'm lucky I get to do that and that's fun, but everyone has a bad day. It gets annoying sometimes, especially when you're eating or in the bathroom. Or the gym - that sucks."