28 January 2014 by

6 Things You Need To Know About Cara Delevingne's New Gal Pal, Michelle Rodriguez

 Michelle Rodriguez, Cara Delevingne

Michelle Rodriguez and Cara Delevingne watch the basketball together [Getty]

Blimey, some people have been getting their knickers rather in a twist about Cara Delevingne’s new ‘girlfriend’ Michelle Rodriguez. We say ‘girlfriend’ because neither the model or actress have officially confirmed their relationship status yet – but from the on-going reams of photographs of the pair it seems they are getting preeetttty close.

According to reports Cara and Michelle met last October at a party in London, but in the last few weeks they have been spending a lot of time together. First there was THAT basketball match where the twosome were seen kissing and giggling together. Then they took a trip to a tiger sanctuary and days later Michelle was seen escorting Cara out of the Chanel Couture show in Paris.

Most recently they’ve been spotted out together for Cara’s elder sister Chloe’s hen do. So, if Michelle is going to be the leading lady in Cara's life, we think it's pretty important we get to know her - here's six facts for you to peruse...

1. She’s got a pretty impressive CV

You might remember Michelle best for her role in the hit TV series Lost, however, she's also starred in Avatar and the Fast and Furious movies. Impressive, huh?

2. She's an 'older lady'

At 35 Michelle is a bit of a cougar to Cara's tender 21 years. But hey if Bradley Cooper and Suki Waterhouse have taught us anything, it's that age gap relationships can work.

3. Cara's not her first famous partner

Michelle was once linked to her Fast and Furious co-star Vin Diesel. She has also dated Olivier Martinez, he is now married to Halle Berry - it's a small world that showbiz one.

6 Things You Need To Know About Cara Delevingne's New Gal Pal, Michelle Rodriguez

Olivier Martinez & Michelle Rodriguez in 2003 (FilmMagic)

4. She's not stranger to controversy

What is it with these celebs, always getting in trouble? Michelle has previously been arrested on DUI and hit and run charges. In 2007 she was sent to jail for 180 days after violating her probabtion, she was released after just 18 due to overcrowding.

Michelle appeared bloodshot in her mugshot for DUI in 2006

5. She came out as bi-sexual last year

Michelle revealed she's bi-sexual in 2013 after years of speculation about her sexuality. She said, 'I do as I please. I am too f--king curious to sit here and not try when I can. Men are intriguing. So are chicks.'

6. She has ADD

Michelle previously admitted to suffering from attention deficite disorder, she once said that it would be difficult to fulfil her dream of directing, 'I want to write and direct, but it's not easy with ADD.'


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