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.

PS: Make it a Malcolm

Andrew Hornery Our new Prime Minister takes his appearance seriously: just don't ever mention love handles to him.

Private Sydney: Andrew 'Joey' Johns moves on with Bond star Daniel Craig's ex

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Andrew Hornery There is a new woman in football great Andrew Johns' life and she's leaving a few people a little shaken and stirred around town.

Are Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall the new James Packer and Mariah Carey?

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Andrew Hornery Let us all pray to the gossip gods that this one is true, because it is probably the best romance rumour of the year.


Channel Seven make-up artist Garry Siutz working on Samantha Armytage, on the descent into New York.

Andrew Hornery It's all about jet-setting to and from New York this instalment, with the likes of Fredrik Eklund and the Sunrise team.

Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop party in Sydney without Tony Abbott ahead of leadership spill

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Andrew Hornery The theme was Latin Fever, but it was Malcolm Fever which had gripped the 400 strong crowd of VIPs at Saturday night's Sydney Dance Company annual Dance Noir party, one of the highlights on the...

Affair revelations shatter Beau Ryan's squeaky-clean media image

Andrew Hornery The reality of becoming a celebrity, and reaping all the benefits, is surrendering your personal life to public scrutiny.

Much riding on The Bachelor's big secret

Andrew Hornery The Bachelor star Sam Wood has been living with a huge secret he has been unable to share, even with his own family, for nearly three months.

PS: Abbott's new bulletproof beemer

Commonwealth 1, Prime Minister Tony Abbott's high spec new BMW has been on duty.

Andrew Hornery Prime Minister Tony Abbott's flash new "company car" has been turning a few heads in Sydney in recent days.


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Private Sydney: Salim Mehajer releases wedding bloopers reel

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Andrew Hornery  Sadly acting lessons were not included in the package for Salim Mehajar's pre-wedding video.

Jesinta Campbell breaks silence on Lance 'Buddy' Franklin's mental health issues

Jesinta Campbell had previously hinted she will marry Buddy Franklin by February.

Andrew Hornery Lance Buddy Franklin's fiance, model Jesinta Campbell, has made her first public comment on the mental health issues facing her footballer partner via social media.

Reunion on hold

Buddy Franklin asks fiancee Jesinta Campbell to stay working as he has treatment for 'mental health' issues

EXCLUSIVE: Buddy Franklin's father, Lance snr, rushed to his son's Rose Bay mansion on Wednesday morning.

Andrew Hornery Troubled Sydney Swans player Lance Buddy Franklin has "requested" his fiance, model and television personality Jesinta Campbell, remain in Japan where she is currently on assignment as he undergoes...


Private Sydney: Gossip gleanings slim as 'faces' decamp

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Andrew Hornery Things are looking a little grim on Sydney's social radar.

Private Sydney: Morning TV offers an olive branch but behind the scenes things get rich

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Andrew Hornery Surviving the rigours of morning television can be an arduous task ... trust me, I know.

Larry Kestelmen draws the art crowd with portrait painter of Charlize Theron

Larry Kestelmen has hired Vincent Fantauzzo to paint a portrait of Charlize Theron.

Andrew Hornery Larry Kestelmen is hosting a lavish dinner at The Langham Hotel to showcase the works of his artist pal Vincent Fantauzzo, the husband of Asher Keddie, who Kestelmen has hired to paint a portrait of...

Mel Gibson planning to sue over claims he allegedly pushed News Corp photographer

Australian actor Mel Gibson announcing the production of a new movie shot in Australia.
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Andrew Hornery Nearly two weeks following accusations she shoved and abused a Sydney photographer outside Paddington's Verona cinema, Mel Gibson's Sydney lawyer says police have been unable to find any...

Mel Gibson finds out the rules have changed for celebrities in Sydney

Andrew Hornery As Mel Gibson has quickly discovered, things can get uncomfortably tight when circling Sydney's celebrity fish bowl, especially when you are a battle-scarred white pointer swimming among...

Private Sydney: Sydney man Ian Malouf to take $40 million yacht to the Rugby World Cup

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Andrew Hornery He's Sydney's king of the dumpsters, but don't look for any trash aboard Ian Malouf's new addition to his growing collection of boys toys - a whopping great superyacht named Mischief which he dropped...