Cara Delevingne opens up about her depression

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Cara Delevingne Opens Up About Depression Via Twitter

Cara Delevingne revealed she suffers from depression in a series of tweets on Thursday night, opening up after her appearance this week as the face of Saint Laurent's couture ads. "Can we just set the record straight," she began. "I never said I was quitting modeling. I do not blame the fashion industry for anything."

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Cara Delevingne opens up about her depression
Cara Delevingne attends the 'Remember Me' film premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square on March 17, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Jon Furniss/WireImage)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 25: Cara Delevingne attends the first anniversary of Alice By Temperley at Paradise by Way of Kensal Green on November 25, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Nick Harvey/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Models Poppy Delevingne (R) and sister Cara Delevingne attend the 'Sex And The City 2' DVD Launch Party at the Swarovski Crystallized Lounge on November 29, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Jon Furniss/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 28: Cara Delevingne attends the summer party at The Serpentine Gallery on June 28, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Cara Delevingne attends Tiffany & Co. Presents Skate at Somerset House on November 21, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Nick Harvey/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: VS model Cara Delevingne walks the runway during the 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Lexington Avenue Armory on November 7, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Randy Brooke/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 16: Cara Delevingne walks the runway at the Issa London show during London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013/14 at Somerset House on February 16, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)
Cara Delevingne arriving for the Burberry Prorsum womenswear catwalk show at Kensington Gardens, as part of London Fashion Week.
Cara Delevingne arriving at the 2015 MTV Movie Awards, Nokia Live, Los Angeles.
Cara Delevingne arrives for the presentation of the Burberry collection during London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2017 in London, Britain, September 19, 2016. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
Cara Delevingne poses for photographers at the Chanel "Mademoiselle Prive" exhibition, in London, Britain, October 12, 2015. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 01: Actress Cara Delevingne attends the world premiere of 'Suicide Squad' at The Beacon Theatre on August 1, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)

Delevingne has discussed modeling's negative effects on her health before — at one point, she suffered from the stress-induced autoimmune disease psoriasis, which causes patches of red, itchy scabs. These tweets clarify comments over the past year about distancing herself from the modeling industry in favor of her acting career.

She has five films out in 2016 after Paper Towns and Pan last year — including Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie and Suicide Squad this summer — and is currently filming Luc Besson's sci-fi Fifth Element redux, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, with Rihanna and Dane DeHaan.

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