Flack was intrigued to learn some intrepid hack has been trying to trade off the PRWeek name.

Following our exclusive interview with Can Associates director and Jordan's former publicist, Claire Powell, Powell's colleagues had a call from a gentleman claiming to be writing for PRWeek and requesting an audience with the publicist. Unfortunately for 'Mr Williams', the Can Associates team checked with PRWeek and as no-one answering to that name resides in the PRWeek office, it seems our interview with Powell will remain one of the only ones she has ever given ...

Overheard at London Digital Week: When Jean Wyllie, outgoing MD of Porter Novelli, took three interns to lunch last week, one was so nervous they blurted out: 'I really like water' to make conversation ...

Orange's latest RockCorps gig for volunteers - handled by PR agency Unity - saw Nas, Nelly, Razorlight, Akon and Kelly Roland getting down for a good cause. Nelly closed the show with a smoochy number aimed at Unity account executive Gabriella Somervaille. The Hot in Herre star leapt from the stage to dance with the terrified Somervaille ...

Apologies to Milton Keynes Council's internal comms officer Peter Anderson, who cancelled his subscription after we quoted Kelly Osbourne's four-letter diatribe about Gary Farrow (18 September). 'I know many PR practitioners operate in a value-free zone. I do not,' storms Anderson. Sorry Peter, they were Osbourne's words.

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