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.

Model provocateur: desperate measures for Miranda Kerr

Andrew Hornery Private Sydney PS dinkus

Andrew Hornery Madonna mastered it years ago, now Miranda Kerr is giving it a whirl.

Vicky Dawson brings her sister Charlotte Dawson's ashes to memorial

Charlotte Dawson

Andrew Hornery It was the sort of crowd you would expect Charlotte Dawson to turn up in.

Collette Dinnigan: I quit to regain balance in life

Collette Dinnigan

Andrew Hornery Dinnigan's choice to announce her decision to close her critically acclaimed label on her late mother's birthday is far more telling that it appears.

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All over

Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom split up

miranda kerr

Andrew Hornery After just two years of marriage Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr and Hollywood actor Orlando Bloom have confirmed in a joint statement they have parted ways.

Feathers ruffled by the Birdcage's pecking order

Businessman Geoffrey Edelstein and his wife and Brynne Edelsten in the Myer Marquee at Victoria Derby Day in 2012.

Andrew Hornery Naomi Campbell kept a sweaty media pack waiting in the blistering sun for over an hour but when she gave them exactly what they wanted when she finally arrived at Flemington for her first Derby Day.

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Reality bites for Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr

Andrew Hornery From the moment Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom became an item it always seemed there was a third person in the relationship: her ever-present publicist (and there have been a few over the years).

Oscar nod

Cate Blanchett's long wait

Cate Blanchett.

Andrew Hornery Between now and the morning of January 16, 2014, Cate Blanchett is set to be one very busy lady.

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Melbourne Cup: greatest sport of all

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Andrew Hornery People often tell me how great my job is, which is curious given they have never experienced it.

Hot, not bothered, celebrities on parade

hawkins and bingle

Andrew Hornery, Georgina Safe Naomi Campbell was the most eagerly anticipated arrival at Flemington on Saturday but she kept media sweltering for 90 minutes in the sun before she finally appeared as Polanski was sweeping past the...

Store wars

Gomes to lead catwalk charge

Jessica Gomes

Andrew Hornery It will be battle stations at David Jones and Myer over the next fortnight as the retailers unveil multimillion-dollar campaigns for the spring/summer collections.

Famous hotel

Revamp for Double Bay hotel loved by celebrities

Famous hotel: Nicole Kidman leaves dress maker in Double Bay for the Ritz Carlton with young daughter Isabel.

Andrew Hornery It will take a group of Singaporean businessmen and about $20 million to return the polish to one of Sydney society's glittering jewels: the former Ritz Carlton hotel in Double Bay.

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Political pose

Daddy's girls

Abbotts

Andrew Hornery During the Keating and Howard years, political offspring were mostly kept in the shadows, leaving their respective fathers to bathe in the limelight.

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All those millions tie knot in Fiji

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Andrew Hornery Former Sydney resident Elle Macpherson opted for the beaches of Fiji rather than those of her home town to marry her billionaire fiance, Miami-based businessman Jeffrey Soffer, six years her junior.

Grow up

Silly old things

Warne

Andrew Hornery Life may well begin at 40, but Shane Warne, Liz Hurley, Kylie Minogue, Heidi Klum and Madonna are killing me.

Holiday gamble

Fevola tries his luck in Vanuatu

Brendan and Alex Fevola

Andrew Hornery Former AFL star Brendan Fevola has been soaking up the tropical delights of Vanuatu this week with his reunited wife Alex and their three children, from nights-in eating pizza in their luxury villa...

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'Starved' Jennifer Hawkins turn feeds model weight debate

Jennifer Hawkins

Andrew Hornery Too fat, too skinny . . . just not right? Celebrity fashion models Jennifer Hawkins and Jessica Gomes have become the Goldilocks of the runway.

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Mock outrage

Miley Cyrus: all twerked up

Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke perform

Andrew Hornery This week I Googled the term ''twerking''. Oh my, what an assortment of results it turned up, but nothing quite as shocking as the mock outrage and tut-tutting that filled the airwaves this week...

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On the offensive

Cruise launches the lawyers at divorce coverage

Tom Cruise

Andrew Hornery Having endured some of the most scandalous headlines in his career over the past fortnight, Tom Cruise has finally hit back, calling in the lawyers and suing for "hundreds of millions of dollars".

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Rumours swirl of Kerr cutting ties as DJs eyes cheaper model

Miranda Kerr

Andrew Hornery SUPERMODEL Miranda Kerr has more in common with the likes of Princess Mary or the Duchess of Cambridge than she probably realises.

Shifting Shane

Change of venue for the Shane and Liz show?

Shane Warne and Liz Hurley.

Andrew Hornery Shane Warne and Liz Hurley buying a mega-mansion: report.

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