The recent story in the papers about Geoff Baker, the former gatekeeper for Sir Paul McCartney who now dresses as a dustman to give tours of his home-town, should act as a salutary lesson for all entertainment publicists. I first met Geoff at the height of his journalistic powers, as a showbiz reporter for the […]
As her celebrity persona passes into temporary obscurity perhaps its time to stop and take a close look at the Heather Mills phenomenon. Not since the cult of Myra Hindley have we encountered so much vitriol aimed at one woman. Poor Heather has been on a rough ride and taken a long drop into a […]
Mark Borkowski offers a POV on how she might rebuild her image.
“I’m so glad it’s over,” an emotional Mills told reporters. “It was an incredible result in the end to secure mine and Beatrice’s future and all the charities I plan on helping.” So it’s over; Heather Mills has got £24.3m in the divorce settlement today. Not bad, £6m for every year they were together. I […]
So Heather Mills has a new PR ubermouth. It was reported yesterday that she has hired a self-styled French aristocrat and beauty salon owner Michele Elyzabeth as her “official worldwide spokesperson”. She is said to originate from France and started her career with Rogers and Cowan in the Seventies. Sir Paul McCartney’s estranged wife dumped […]
In an eventful year for the media, we have seen boardroom battles and shock resignations; public acclaim and private fear. We ask a dozen industry insiders to select the real successes and failures of the last 12 months Mark Borkowski Founder, Borkowski PR The success of Sacha Baron Cohen’s Borat is a cracker. It takes […]
Speed-reading the daily papers this morning, I noticed that an old quote I’d made about the Paul McCartney v Heather Mills divorce battle was resurrected as a nib inThe Times. I originally made the comment on BBC Radio Five News and Sky News when the media was feverishly speculating about the leaked court papers.Considering my […]
This is London – London,England,UK … Public relations expert Mark Borkowski said the leaking of the court papers – which may have been intended to depict Ms Mills as the victim of an abusive