Decode Your Celebrity Obsessions With Tarot

I was standing in line at the grocery store yesterday, reading Star magazine (my trusted news source) when an idea for a really fun Tarot exercise came to me.

Do you ever wonder why you are fascinated by particular celebrities or fictional characters? I do. And I figured there had to be some deep, twisted psychological explanation for it. So I decided to consult my Tarot cards to get the juicy deets…

Step One:
Ask yourself what celebrity/fictional character do I find most fascinating? (or, which celebrity do I have a crush on?). Then, go through your Tarot deck and pick out 1-3 cards that best represents this person. These are the qualities that you are powerfully drawn to, whether you realize it or not.

If you don’t care about celebrities or fictional characters and have no idea who anyone is, then you can substitute a real person in your life – preferably someone you feel drawn to and find extremely intriguing. Like the long-eyelashed mailboy at your office, or the neighbor’s wife. Or your spouse, I guess.

Rider Waite Tarot, published by U.S. Games Systems, Inc.

Whoever it is, ask yourself who they would be in the Tarot. Are they the bright eyed and bushy tailed young man in The Fool? The stuffy, constipated Emperor? The dorky juggler in Two of Pentacles? Or perhaps a combination of the three?

Step Two:
Ask yourself what that Tarot card means to you right now.

  • What significance does it have in your life?
    • Does this Tarot card embody the traits you wish you had?
      • Or the things you are missing in your life?
        • How do you express the energy of this card in your life right now?
        • If you have chosen more than one card, look for repeating symbols and similarities

When I did this Tarot experiment, I picked James Bond as my fascinating fictional character (the Daniel Craig version). I am intrigued by the way he coldly kills people, rides motorbikes on rooftops, heartlessly kills people, jumps out of moving trains and kills people, all without giving it a second thought. So sexy!

The three Tarot cards that, for me, represent James Bond are The Moon, Five of Wands and Eight of Cups. The Moon because he is so mysterious, Five of Wands because he always seems to be in a tussle with someone, and the Eight of Cups because he is always scampering off into the night after bedding some foxy lady.

Without boring you to tears with the details of my personal life, I will say that these three cards accurately reflect what’s going on for me right now.

The Five of Wands represents an inner struggle of conflicting interests (I want to do this… no, I want to do that), Eight of Cups reveals that I am indeed turning my back on something and The Moon illustrates my desire to keep my life very private and my feelings hidden.

In the comments below, tell me what celebrity (or person) you chose and what cards you picked to represent them and why….can’t wait to hear!!!!

18 thoughts on “Decode Your Celebrity Obsessions With Tarot”

  1. Hi, Kate. πŸ™‚

    How are you? I was looking for some Tarot Card exercises on your blog and I came across this one. So I decided to try it for myself. I used my Star Cards(From “Cardcaptor Sakura” or “Cardcaptors” in the American version. They’re still the Clow Cards, but they’re pink and slightly altered. These Cards are also magical like my Mystical Manga Tarot Cards.). These are the results I got from them:

    Which character/person do I have a crush on?

    Randy Cunningham/The Ninja(Randy Cunningham 9th Grade Ninja)

    Clow/Star Cards associated with this character/person:

    The Hope

    The Nothing

    The Light

    The Sword

    The Shield

    The Windy

    1.) The Hope – The Hope Card is the combination of The Nothing Card and The Nameless Star Card. Her powers are giving people hope and love and granting wishes(I had asked The Hope Card what her powers are and she told me, “I won’t tell.” She wanted me to figure out for myself in which I did. Also when you’re hoping for something, you’re basically wishing for it which makes sense why she can grant wishes.).

    When things get tough for Randy(a.k.a. The Ninja), he doesn’t lose hope and has faith that things will work out in the end. He has faith in himself and doesn’t back down from a fight. He has a lot of inner strength.

    2.) The Nothing Card – The Nothing Card is the 53rd Clow Card and was the Sealed Card in the deck. Clow Reed, a very powerful magician, made her to balance out the Yin-Yang forces of the natural world. The 52 Clow Cards are the Yang half(Positive) and The Nothing Card is the Yin half(Negative). The reason why she was sealed is because she was way too dangerous to be used along with the other Clow Cards and the only ones she could interact with without destroying them are the other Clow Cards themselves(Now Star Cards.), in which she called her friends. She has the same amount of magical power as the 52 Clow Cards put together. Her powers are erasing things, places, and people out of existance. She also can control inanimate objects to an extent.

    How this applies to Randy is that he’ll let nothing stand in his way when protecting the innocent and helpless. He’ll do anything he can to protect those he cares about and others who need his help. He’s a fighter and warrior to the very end. He’s a hero.

    3.) The Light – The Light Card is one of the Star Cards that’s the strongest in the Yang half(The other being The Dark Card.). Her powers are to create and control light. She can also bring forth the sunrise.

    Randy has a pure heart and has light in his heart. He never gets swayed by dark forces. Especially dark forces trying to take over the world.

    4.) The Sword – The Sword Card is a weapon Card. It can possess a person and turn them a master swordsman. It’s also so strong and sharp that it can slice a rock in half.

    Randy’s very sharp in his battles and can quickly get himself and others out of danger. He also can use a sword very well(As all ninjas can.).

    5.) The Shield – The Shield Card is a Card of protection and defense. It has a protective personality and can put a shell around its target that’s impenetrable to almost all physical and magical attacks, including the effects of the other Cards(Such as The Time Card.).

    Randy is very protective of the ones he cares about the most as well as protective of those he’s defending against dark forces trying to cause havoc in his home town, which is Norrisville.

    6.) The Windy – The Windy Card is one of the four elemental Cards in the Star Card deck(The others being The Firey, The Earthy, and The Watery.). Her powers are creating and controlling wind. She can also bind other Cards and can save those who are falling from a high place.

    Randy’s very swift like the wind. Not just in his physical actions, but mentally as well. He’s a very intelligent guy.

    How These Cards Apply To Me:

    1.) The Hope Card means that I need to have more hope and faith. Not just in myself, but in the fact that everything will be all right in the end. Also to not worry and think about bad things that never happend or never will happen.

    2.) The Nothing Card means that I need to stop being so hard on myself and thinking I’m no good at anything. Like being a fortune teller and reading my Mystical Manga Tarot Cards and Star Cards.

    3.) The Light Card shows that I’m a good person and have a very good heart. There’s light in my heart. I need to always remember this when I’m beating myself up. I have to remember the good personality traits that others see in me. And to always remember that I’m not a bad person and never was a bad person.

    4.) The Sword Card shows how sharp I am mentally. Sometimes I felt like I was stupid because I jumble up my words and forget things when I’m talking to people. I don’t see myself as stupid anymore and I now know that I AM good at something. It just needed some time to come through to me.

    5.) The Shield Card symbolizes that I’m a protective person, but I feel like I’m not that protective because when my former friend(The one that bashed my belief in magic.) was getting picked on by his old neighbor, I didn’t say anything. I felt like a bad/evil person for not sticking up for him after he told me what I did wrong by not saying anything. On the other end, he wasn’t being a good friend to me and I don’t think he was the whole time I was friends with him; saying that I’m self-centered, self-absorbed, needing to get my priorities straight, that I should be careful what I say to people because they won’t like it(or something he said.) etc. He’s been hard on me for a long time and he’s done damage to me emotionally. But I still think about what he said to me in the past and it still hurts me…

    6.) The Windy Card symbolizes that I’m swift mentally. Just like the Sword Card. I’m a very intelligent person despite what anyone says or had said in the past. I’m more intelligent than I give myself credit for and I need to always remember that I’m not a stupid nor evil person. I never was.

    This was fun to do and opened up new insight about myself and what I need to do to become a stronger and more confident person. Looks like I have more in common with my crush Randy Cunningham/The Ninja than I thought. I guess that’s why I’m strongly attracted to him besides his looks. I also think that my Star Cards and Randy are trying to teach me something. Maybe my Star Cards are working through Randy to teach me things. I don’t know. But I still had fun doing this exercise.

    Thank you, Kate, for this exercise. πŸ™‚ It was fun.

    Much love goes out to you.


    1. Thank you Yalanda for trying this exercise out and sharing your reading here πŸ™‚ So glad you have fun with this one!!!! I’m not sure who this Randy character is, but now I’m intrigued!
      Keep up the great reading πŸ™‚

  2. I chose LOU FERRIGNO as the INCREDIBLE HULK Ooooh, I love them so much.The three cards that I have chosen using the Ana K. Tarot are STRENGTH,he is ohh so strong yet gentle he can carry you as if I was light as a feather,and I need to be more like that I need to learn that it’s ok to be strong and and it’s even better to show the softer side of myself. PAGE OF CUPS, he has a child like, innocent way of showing his emotion/feelings to creatures that are smaller than him after being β€˜angry or upset’ and for me to look inside myself and to find kindness in things. And the 7 OF RODS/WANDS is that he fights for what is right.. how funny as I’m looking at the 7 of Wands/Rods and the man is dressed similar to the Incredible Hulk after metamorphosing into the Incredible Hulk…. No Shirt and torn pants below the knees. ????This shows me to fight for what I strongly believe in even if I’m half naked? Lol just kidding on the half necked.????

  3. All-righty, Kate. I’m taking a well-deserved break from work and doing this RIGHT NOW!

    So, my Pie-in-the-Sky Guy is Bono. I’ve got such a thing for him!
    Okay, so now I have my Boho Cats, 1st Ed., in hand and am seeing Bono as …

    1) Ace of Swords, since he’s a communicator and truth-speaker
    2) Two of Wands, as I believe he has his choice of how to make his mark
    3) The Hierophant, as I perceive him as interested in representing moral guidelines
    4) The Chariot, because he has always harnessed his will productively
    5) The Devil (reversed) because I believe he has a great interest in helping others to free themselves from oppression

    What similarities do these cards contain? Hmm. Well, they are, for the most part (except the Ace), about a mature expression of will in the world–about taking personal power and responsibility for the place we inhabit, as far as our work and avocations go.

    And, now that I think of it, that is what I am lacking, a bit more conviction that I have the right to inhabit my current position and make decisions for myself about it. I could definitely benefit from some of Bono’s confidence, which is evident in each of the cards I picked to reflect him.

    What a GREAT game, Kate. Thanks so much!

    1. Thanks for sharing this, Jamie – I am thrilled you had fun with this one! I enjoyed reading your observations and insights here.

  4. The celebrities I have a crush on would be Johnny Depp and Gary Oldman. They are both very sexy and mysterious bad boys.. The tarot cards I can Identify with would be:
    1) The Fool (Johnny Depp) He just seems to embody this essence in his Pirate films.
    2) The Devil ( Gary/Johnny) They are both very sexual and desirable men. Would tempt the most serious girl.
    3) The Moon (Johnny/Gary) As they both deal in the realm of fantasy and acting.
    Now I will have to search in depth as to what these cards mean to me on a deeper level. πŸ™‚

    1. I love it! Those are great cards to represent Johnny Depp. I am not as familiar with Gary Oldman – I can picture him, but I can’t remember what movies he’s been in, although I know hes been in lots of things. Thanks for your comment! πŸ™‚

  5. I like Daniel Craig; not because he kills people, but he’s the smart, elegant Bond that defends M like his own mother, which is an issue for me. And my names starts with M, so I imagine myself being his boss (sometimes, not that old obviously! But she’s smart and a great strategist too, which I like in her).
    Incidentally, Kate, I’m a bit worried that you mentioned ‘killing’ people not just once, but three times. Having read Debbie Ford’s books on shadow work, is there something inside that you’d prefer dead? Perhaps you prefer to eliminate it Bond-style? Not to pry in any way, by any means, but pls take care if there’s something like that inside, because it consumes a lot of energy if it stays there. Lots of blessings xxxx

    1. That is an interesting point, Mary, about the “killing people” thing – I think I was just being silly here, that isn’t actually what attracts me to Bond – I think it is more his elegance, which you mentioned as well. But I love Debbie’s book The Shadow Effect! I don’t think there is anything inside me that I want dead, but I will think on it as its an interesting question. Thanks Mary πŸ™‚

  6. Juicy, indeed… πŸ™‚
    My question is: which James Bond? I suppose, it’s Sean Connery…(represented as the King of Wands in the Cosmic Tarot) πŸ˜‰

    Sorry, I cannot tell you about personal experiences on the issue since I couldn’t care less about celebrities…
    Have fun and a good day! πŸ™‚

    1. Hey, EG–

      Is there anyone that you do admire that you could play this with? An author? Speaker? Humanitarian? Your best friend or a mentor?

      I always enjoy your responses to Kate’s posts and would enjoy seeing what you came up with for this!


      1. Hey Jamie,

        You will be disappointed this time…
        I cannot mention anyone…maybe Oscar Wilde. Of course, I admire some people, but I don’t think I could play this with any of them…
        By the way, I meant Sean Connery, when he was young, like in the JB movies…he was so handsome, and a real man.
        I don’t like Daniel Craig, either. πŸ˜‰

        1. EG–

          I think Oscar Wilde deserves his own whole tarot deck!

          And, sure, SC was good-looking when he was younger. No argument there. But DC? Very awesome, I think.

          See you around the blog.

          1. I have to admit I haven’t even seen the Bonds with Connery, but whenever I think of Sean Connery I think of Darrell Hammond’s impression of him on Saturday Night Live.

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