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.
Andrew Hornery They are more like brothers than friends, but on a bright Sunday afternoon James Packer and David Gyngell exchanged blows and wrestled on a busy footpath outside the media mogul’s Bondi Beach...
Andrew Hornery Explosive photographs and video footage of a punch-up between James Packer and David Gyngell are understood to have sold for more than $200,000 - to one of Packer's best friends.
Andrew Hornery A set of explosive photos showing billionaire gaming mogul James Packer embroiled in a vicious fist fight with his former best man and boss of Nine Entertainment Group David Gyngell, have hit the...
Andrew Hornery They were the best of friends for 35 years, but, on Sunday afternoon, in broad daylight and on one of the busiest streets in the country, James Packer and David Gyngell were exchanging blows and...
Andrew Hornery Live by the pen, die by the pen. For a gossip columnist, it's a mantra I've lived by for a long time.
Andrew Hornery The timing could not have been worse for celebrity chef Justin North this week.
Andrew Hornery In the end it was kidney failure that claimed the life of broadcaster Ian Ross, who died at the Gold Coast's John Flynn Hospital at 3.
Andrew Hornery When Ian Ross revealed he was facing a grim prognosis after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, he opted to do just one interview in the hope he could "get on with it in peace".
Andrew Hornery The TV Week Logies is a marathon, and it's not just about the race to nab a coveted statuette.
Andrew Hornery All's fair in love and war and to the victor go the spoils, right?
Andrew Hornery This is not a Royal tour, this is royal torture.
Andrew Hornery Circle of trust: Ros Packer at last year's Melbourne Cup.
Andrew Hornery As far as crowds go, the thousands who packed into the Sydney Opera House to see the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were more the sort of throng that follows the likes of Lady Gaga or British boy...
Andrew Hornery My heart skipped a beat when news broke that Elton John and his long-time partner, David Furnish, were planning to get married.
Andrew Hornery The old advertising adage that ''sex sells'' is very much alive and kicking, especially when it comes to celebrity endorsements.
Andrew Hornery It would be every Sydney shopkeeper's fantasy to have three generations of Packer women in store for the day, and on Friday David Jones chief executive Paul Zahra was living it.
Andrew Hornery Madonna mastered it years ago, now Miranda Kerr is giving it a whirl.
Andrew Hornery These days a good scandal can create an instant celebrity, a la Kim Kardashian's sex tape, but it is those established celebrities who end up being engulfed by scandal who walk a long and winding...
Andrew Hornery The frenetic life which awaits Lachlan Murdoch as one of the most powerful men in New York is a universe away from the quieter and blissfully domestic world he has built with wife Sarah and their...
Andrew Hornery It has all the hallmarks of a Hollywood script: a grieving wealthy Australian heiress, a suite at London's luxurious Dorchester Hotel and a dead bodyguard, who was an Australian war hero.