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.

Death of Antonia Kidman's ex-husband Angus Hawley rocks Sydney society

Andrew Hornery Even in death the name Angus Hawley has attracted much public intrigue, as it did during many of his 46 years.

Real life Barbie

PS: Barbie rumours mean Margot Robbie needs to say goodbye, not hello, to dolly

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Andrew Hornery Stardom doesn't mean a lot if you're plastic, not fantastic.

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Private Sydney: 'Talent's' appearance costs but brings in TV dollars... there's no denying it

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Andrew Hornery Women have started to speak out about the looks-ratings `hire' but there's no doubt looking good boosts TV ratings despite denials by the bosses.

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Article suggests I'm just a 'pretty bimbo': furious SBS reporter Ellie Laing

Long career: SBS news reporter Ellie Laing.

Andrew Hornery For SBS news reporter Ellie Laing, it's a case of don't hate me because I'm beautiful ... and white.


Sia set to ditch her blonde wig for 'weird surgery'

Australian singer Sia arrives at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in her trademark blonde wig.

Andrew Hornery Australian pop star Sia Furler is ready to ditch her blonde wig and says she has already worked out what her new "disguise" will be.


Why Madonna's Drake kiss is no big deal

Andrew Hornery Big deal. Madonna kisses some guy who is 28 years younger than her and the world goes apoplectic.

Australian Fashion Week 2015 reviewed: Thibaux, floggers and front row thefts

Andrew Hornery The runways were stormed and the fashion bloggers filmed themselves but what, in the end, did we really learn?

PS Kirstie masters emoji

Andrew Hornery Fashion reviews used to be about carefully chosen words, but today it's emoji that express a reviewer's thoughts.

Aerin Lauder and the business of elegance

Glamorous life: Aerin Lauder, pictured at David Jones on Wednesday, says her family  instilled a strong work ethic.

Andrew Hornery Don't call Aerin Lauder an heiress.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: Angry neighbour storms catwalk at Kym Ellery opening

Furious neighbour storms the show: Security intervene as a man attempts to get on the catwalk at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.

Andrew Hornery A furious neighbour has marred the opening of night of Mercedes Benz fashion week by storming the catwalk as renowned Australian designer Kym Ellery was closing her show. 


One Direction's Zayn Malik: Plenty of stars quit bands to appear alone in the spotlight

Andrew Hornery When Zayn Malik walked out on One Direction he was following in the footsteps of Robbie Williams, Beyonce Knowles and Paul McCartney.


PS: Big bucks splurged busting bedroom cheats

Andrew Hornery If you're up to no good and feel like you're being watched, chances are you probably are.

PS: Ego is not a dirty word in new VIP venture

Putting on the Ritz: Karim Gharbi - seated holding dog - promoting The VIP Sydney sevice with client Christa Billich.

Andrew Hornery There are a lot of people who consider themselves VIPs, so former nightclub manager turned VIP wrangler Karim Gharbi's new business venture seems destined to be a success.

PS: Sheikh gallops away with top yearling price at Inglis sales

Nigel and Melanie Austin, Cotton On Founder, at Inglis thoroughbred sale.

Andrew Hornery Some notable faces jockeyed to pay small fortunes for glamour horseflesh at the Inglis yearling sales.


Private Sydney: Peta Credlin resurfaces in time for the Easter Bunny

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Andrew Hornery They are the two key women in Prime Minister Tony Abbott's life, one he shares his house with, the other Parliament House. But neither enjoys the spotlight.


PS on Sunday: Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman's breakup in Scientology film's focus

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Andrew Hornery Scientology's celebrity followers bring attention whether it's wanted or not.