First the rumors that Madge Kozena had dumped his a$$ (he says it's not true).
The the rumors that the Berliner Philharmoniker is about to dump his a$$, too.
"The orchestra and Sir Simon are in the process of negotiating," said Stefan Stahnke, a spokesman for the Philharmonic.
"The orchestra has a very democratic tradition. It's often called the orchestra republic - the musicians decide their chief conductor themselves."
A positive vote could pave the way for Sir Simon's contract to be extended but a rejection could force him into the arms of competing orchestras.
The maestro himself says, more or less, we'll see.