Wind Chimes and a Bottomless Pit of Sadness
Allison Janney & Anna Faris (source: Variety)

November 29 is Anna Faris’ birthday.

In the past, I’ve discussed the “blonde bimbo” stereotype and how often that role is played by a Sagittarius actress. It all started with Betty Grable. She almost played a character with a heart of gold who was scrappy, resourceful and enthusiastic. Regardless of her intellectual abilities or her station in life, she was always on the lookout for something more.

That cliché still resonates today in both entertainment and in the real world. Anna Faris and her fellow Sagittarius Kaley Cuoco play that character on TV today. Chrissy Teigen and Britney Spears play that character on social media and in real life. There are plenty of other celebrities who fit into the “bimbo” category, too. I don’t mean it as an insult. To me, the word has little to no sexual connotation. Instead, it conveys an image of comic gullibility: a clownish character who finds herself in hilarious situations because she is both hopelessly optimistic and terminally opportunistic.

I don’t know that much about Anna Faris’ personal life. I know that she has the sun, Mercury, Mars and Neptune in Sagittarius, and the moon in Pisces. I don’t suspect that she is all that much different in real life than the characters she plays on TV and in the movies. The Pisces moon adds a little vulnerability and a touch of craziness. The one thing that I haven’t seen in Faris is the typical temper of a Sagittarius native. They can fight with you and forgive you in the same breath. It’s something to behold!

I believe that the key to being a likable Sagittarius individual is to embrace one’s own ridiculousness. There are a few Sagittarius stars out there who seem to take themselves too seriously on occasion — Tyra Banks, I’m looking at you — and they can sometimes rub me the wrong way. Even without being an Anna Faris follower (I can’t tell you the last time I’ve watched her anything), I’m an Anna Faris fan because she’s just so endearing. How could anyone watch a movie like “The House Bunny” and not like her?

It’s no wonder that Betty Grable cultivated this stereotype so long ago, and it’s no wonder that it still exists today.

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