Andrew Hornery

Andrew Hornery

Senior journalist Andrew Hornery is the man behind The Sydney Morning Herald's Private Sydney column, keeping tabs on everyone from socialites to social climbers. If they are worth knowing about, you can bet they are on the PS radar.

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Acting her age was never part of Rivers' plan

Andrew Hornery There was no way on earth Joan Rivers was ever going to grow old in front of the camera.

Star heads to Sydney

Heartbreak for Nicole Kidman at father's sudden death

Nicole Kidman

Eamonn Duff and Andrew Hornery Nicole Kidman arrived home to her grieving family in Sydney on Sunday morning following the sudden death of her father in Singapore.

PS: Ray Hadley's spray at MP costs 2GB big money

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Andrew Hornery Broadcaster Ray Hadley has cost 2GB more than $550,000 in legal costs after settling a defamation action with a NSW MP.

Driving the girls to distraction

All smiles ... Andreas Mikkelsen, Norwegian rally car driver.

Andrew Hornery Ladies, start your engines.

Supposed romance

Ian Thorpe's manager denies Ricky Martin rumours

Ricky Martin and Ian Thorpe rumours.

Andrew Hornery Newsrooms around the country went into overdrive on Friday after rumours that Ian Thorpe had struck a magazine deal with his alleged lover, pop star Ricky Martin, to do a "tell all" about their...

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Andrew Hornery: Jennifer Lawrence pics aren't the scandal, lack of iCloud security is

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Andrew Hornery In this day and age, viral celebrity nude photos are no big deal. However, the apparent lack of iCloud security has serious implications for everyone.

Brad and Angie's wedding photos

Brangelina pics not the cash cow they were

Tied the knot: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have reportedly married in a private ceremony at the Chateau Miraval in the south of France.

Andrew Hornery New Idea got a bargain when it paid about $300,000 for the exclusive rights to publish 14 pages worth of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's wedding photos.

Private Sydney: Daddy days again for Nathan Tinkler

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Andrew Hornery The public life of embattled mining and racing figure Nathan Tinkler may appear a bit of a mess, but wait until you learn about his private life.

Revealed: the forgotten Packer

Andrew Hornery He bears one of the most famous surnames in the country, but there are no supermodels, glittering casinos, Hollywood party pals, superyachts or private jets to give his family lineage away.

Secrecy surrounds filming of Gina Rinehart movie

Mandy McElhinney on set, playing the character of Gina Rinehart.

Andrew Hornery Tensions are high on the set of the new telemovie about the life and times of Australia's richest person Gina Rinehart.

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Private Sydney: Real-life tales prove to be television gold

Mandy McElhinney.

Andrew Hornery These are the stories of people who have made their mark, for better or worse, on our country.

Karl Kwok's Aussie ties run deep

Andrew Hornery It was something of a family homecoming for Hong Kong department store baron Karl Kwok on Hamilton Island this week.

Sailing just one of the attractions of Hamilton Island's Race Week

Isobel Lucas on Hamilton Island

Andrew Hornery Between the fashion parades, cocktail soirees and gourmet dinners around Hamilton Island this week, it's a wonder any yachts make it onto the azure waters of the Whitsundays to go racing.

Disastrous debut

Private Sydney: Barbra Streisand's glamorous Instagram debut unleashes vitriol

Barbra Streisand

Andrew Hornery First of all, let me just put a disclaimer out there – I am a BIG fan of Barbra Streisand (no real surprises there, eh?), and I have nothing against cute dogs.

Gina Rinehart movie to be a lesson in feisty behaviour

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Andrew Hornery The silence from Gina Rinehart's office this week was deafening when PS approached her for a comment on the new Channel Nine telemovie based on her life.

Zahra's exit the first of many changes ahead for David Jones

Former chief executive Paul Zahra is being retained as a consultant at David Jones for the next three months.

Andrew Hornery While the tears were flowing inside the David Jones ballroom on Tuesday morning as Paul Zahra addressed 500 of his staff informing them he was leaving the chief executive's post following South...

Vegas: Aussies take to the Strip

Andrew Hornery James Packer is not the only Australian with big plans for Las Vegas.

A fairly lame joke

Nothing funny about racial stereotyping Delta Goodrem

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Andrew Hornery While much effort is made in Australian sport to counteract racism, the same cannot be said for the entertainment business.

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Private Sydney: Blanchett in Oscars Armani makes Vanity Fair's Best Dressed

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Andrew Hornery Clearly there was some other big news around this week, but PS feels compelled to note the very poor showing from Australia in this week's release of style bible Vanity Fair's "International Best...

'New Miranda Kerr' Mary Stickley, 14, wins Dolly's Model Search competition

Mary Stickley

Andrew Hornery She is already being hailed as "the new Miranda", but at 14 years of age, Mary Stickley is still coming to terms with being named the Dolly magazine Model Search 2014 winner, rather than...