The Lana Del Rey birth chart is a story of Lilith, the Renegade. Del Rey’s Gemini Sun is conjunct Lilith AND she is a Venus-Pluto woman. We already talked about Lana Del Leo’s astrology right here.
She has a Gemini Sun/Lilith conjunction, giving her an innate ‘outsider’ edge. Lilith was the first wife of Adam in prototypal bible stories. She is the Whore of the Madonna-Whore complex, the Snake in the Garden of Eden, the descendant of the Babylon-Era Snake Goddesses. Lilith was quite literally demonized. Lilith speaks for the marginalized ladies of the night and girls on the spectrum. She’s every ‘fuq it, I’m out of here,” woman on the road, driving all night to escape an abusive relationship. She’s Amy Dunne in Gone Girl or Odile in Black Swan.
When The Sun Is Your Ruler And Neptune Opposes, There Is Always A Dealer Or A Shaman Around.
And, Lana Del Ray has Venus conjunct her Ascendant with both square Pluto Naturally, she has “trust no one” inked on her right hand. Pluto square Venus/Ascendant doesn’t trust anyone and usually with good reason.
But probably the signature alignment of the Lana Del Ray birth chart is her Sun-Neptune opposition. She is now sober, having dealt with drinking issues early in life. When the Sun is your ruler and Neptune opposes, there is always a Dealer or a Shaman around. She has Mars in Capricorn, the Mars sign with the strongest work ethic outside of arguably Mars in Virgo.
Lana Del Ray’s Lilith Is Pure Swamp Witch
Her Leo Rising means she’s a Performance Leo, Gemini Sun or not. They’re self-created big-glamor cats. And Lilith is pure Swamp Witch. That’s a compliment. Primordial sorceress genes are an asset in any jungle.
Her Leo Rising, is, however intriguing. She was once the most beige Lizzie Grant but then made a command decision to recreate as the more theatrical Lana Del Rey. She did this when Saturn crossed her Ascendant and Pluto was conjunct her Neptune, the notorious quarter-life crisis. It was half canny commercial move (Saturn) and half creative awakening/disillusion/the end of naivety.
Marilyn Monroe was Leo Rising, with Lilith and Neptune conjunct her Ascendant. She likewise spun up a new version of herself at Saturn Return.
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