Wanda Sykes is an American comedian known for her sharp and blunt wit and was chosen to appear last week at the White House Correspondents Dinner. Although she has been excoriated by many for her ruthless skewering of conservatives, her fans know that the Wanda Sykes that appeared at the dinner was a watered down version. The real Wanda is armed with much sharper barbs and insults.
The birthchart of Wanda Sykes (born 3/7/1964, time unknown, Portsmouth VA) is very interesting. Wanda has the Sun in Pisces, the sign of the shapeshifter. Pisces is known to be sensitive and strongly spiritual, but their ability to adapt to every situation makes them excellent comedians and stage performers of all kinds. Wanda’s Pisces Sun forms a harmonious trine to Neptune, the ruler of Pisces – an astrological “double whammy” that tells us that the Pisces/Neptune principle is very important in her chart. The presence of Neptune inspires us to seek a higher purpose and a loftier goal, and to forge a deep connection to our true Self.
Wanda’s Sun is part of a stellium (big conjunction) that includes Chiron, Mars and Mercury. The presence of Chiron, reveals a deep insecurity and a struggle to define a sense of her Self. The combination of Mars and Mercury explains her barbed (Mars) wit (Mercury) and a sharp mind. Mars also adds an impulsive element to the manner of speech (this is a quality shared by Joe Biden, who also has a Mars/Mercury conjunction).
When the Sun, Chiron and Mars combine there is typically a great deal of anger in the individual that stems from an inability (Chiron) to express and meet one’s needs (Mars). But Wanda is more comfortable with her inner aggression because Jupiter, […]