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John Galliano Dresses Like Hasidic Jew?

Not a popular idea from the guy who once said he loves Hitler

(Newser) - John Galliano, who was arrested in 2011 and later fired from Dior after going on an anti-Semitic rant , stepped out yesterday apparently dressed as a Hasidic Jew. He was wearing a long jacket, tall hat, and curly sidelocks, reports the New York Post , which has pictures. Not surprisingly, the world... More »

Galliano Guilty of Making Anti-Semitic Slurs

Designer handed a suspended sentence

(Newser) - He managed to escape the six months in jail he was facing, but John Galliano didn't manage to escape a guilty verdict. A Paris court today convicted the former Christian Dior designer for making "public insults based on origin, religious affiliation, race, or ethnicity." He was given... More »

Galliano Talks of Addiction, His Father's Death

Galliano: "been pushed to the edge"

(Newser) - As menswear shows hit the runway in the City of Lights yesterday, a familiar designer was put to a different kind of test. In emotional testimony, former Dior designer John Galliano yesterday insisted he doesn't remember having made any anti-Semitic or racist rants, but acknowledged he was lost to... More »

John Galliano Blaming Drugs for Anti-Semitic Tirade

Booted fashion whiz testifies today in Paris

(Newser) - Fashion whiz John Galliano will blame drugs and claim amnesia today at his Paris trial for an anti-Semitic tirade against a Jewish customer in a local bar. The axed Dior creative director had a "triple addiction to alcohol, Valium, and sleeping pills," his attorney told Reuters . “The... More »

Galliano Collection Hits Paris, Sans Galliano

The atmosphere was 'surreal,' notes one fashion writer

(Newser) - Despite John Galliano’s highly publicized recent troubles , his signature collection was shown yesterday in Paris. “The atmosphere was somewhat surreal,” writes Eric Wilson in the New York Times . Editors were expecting something informal, but arrived “to discover that seats had been scattered around for a slightly... More »

Galliano to Stand Trial for Slurs

Christian Dior insists runway show will go on

(Newser) - Fashion designer John Galliano has lost his job for making anti-Semitic slurs ; he may now lose his freedom as well. French prosecutors have announced that Galliano will stand trial on charges of making racist insults in public, a charge that carries a maximum penalty of six months in prison and... More »

Galliano Heads to Rehab, Apologizes

He's obviously going through 'a difficult time,' says Giorgio Armani

(Newser) - Friends tell the New York Times that former Dior designer John Galliano is entering rehab after news of his apparently drunk , anti-Semitic rants emerged. Galliano, while still denying the claims against him, says he understands "that the accusations made against me have greatly shocked and upset people" and that... More »

Dior Fires John Galliano

Anti-Semitic remarks caught on video did him in

(Newser) - John Galliano is officially out at Christian Dior after a video surfaced of the designer making anti-Semitic remarks. Dior had previously suspended Galliano , after a couple accused him of making anti-Semitic comments and he was arrested for assault, but the fashion house said today it is firing him, the Wall ... More »

Galliano Caught Ranting on Video: 'I Love Hitler'

Meanwhile, designer files defamation claim

(Newser) - After John Galliano's alleged anti-Semitic rant and subsequent arrest, the British fashion designer filed a defamation claim against the couple accusing him. But he may have a harder time defending himself now, because it turns out he was caught on video saying, among other things, "I love Hitler."... More »

John Galliano Arrested After Anti-Semitic Rant

Fashion designer faces assault charges

(Newser) - Fashion designer John Galliano was arrested last night after allegedly going on an anti-Semitic rant and attacking a couple at a French cafe. Galliano, the chief designer at Christian Dior since 1996, was believed to have had a lot to drink at a bar in Paris's Marais district, known as... More »

Dior Vogue Shoot Is Cats Pajamas for Hello Kitty

Cartoon figure to model with Galliano

(Newser) - The newest icon to model the latest Dior designs is short, pudgy, and has stubby legs and facial hair. But that doesn't seem to bother Dior designer John Galliano, Reuters reports. The ubiquitous Japanese cartoon character Hello Kitty will be featured in the upcoming issue of Japanese Vogue—sporting new... More »

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