Cara Delevingne poses nude, recalls spending a night naked in forest to prepare for 'Suicide Squad'

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Cara Delevingne Goes Completely Nude for 'Esquire UK'

Cara Delevingne went a little method when preparing for her role as June Moone in Suicide Squad.

The model-turned-actress reveals to Esquire UK that in addition to researching mental health and addiction, she also spent a creepy night in the woods in order to embrace her role as the Enchantress. "What? You mean you actually walked naked into a forest at night, on your own?" Esquire's Alex Bilmes asks.

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"Well, I wasn't naked when I walked there," Delevingne recalls. "I walked there with my clothes on, and then when I got there I took them off."

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As for whether she got "chilly" during her naked night in the wild, the 23-year-old star adds, "Not really. It was summer."

Delevingne puts her modeling skills to work for Esquire UK, posing completely nude in the men's magazine. While she's been hailed as the next Kate Moss, Delevingne admits that she does not particularly enjoy modeling and isn't thrilled about working in the fashion industry.

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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)
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"Modelling is not something I love," she confides. "It always felt like a job. It was never a passion. It was more like a part I played."

She also slams the fashion industry, calling it "surface."

"It's not about what's underneath, it's not about being yourself. You don't feel you matter as a person," she explains. "You feel like it's just about your looks -- and it is."

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Delevingne talks about having issues with the industry from the get-go. "I just remember being like, 'This is insane. People need to lighten up. We're not f**king changing the world. I'm sorry. So everyone should stop taking themselves so f**king seriously and just laugh at it all.'"

While the British star's life seems on the up-and-up, she is very open about her struggle with depression. "I think I properly started dealing with depression when I was about 16," she shares. "As a kid I felt like I had to be good and I had to be strong because my mum wasn't. So, when it got to being a teenager and all the hormones and the pressure and wanting to do well at school -- for my parents, not for me -- I had a mental breakdown."

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On a happier note, Delevinge says she's now madly in with girlfriend St. Vincent. "When you find a real love, you look back on the other loves you've had and you're like, 'Ooh, that was a bit destructive,'" she gushes.

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