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John Galliano sacked from own label

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John Galliano sacked from own label

The designer is fired from his line after his anti-Semitic remarks earlier this year.

[caption id="attachment_4208" align="aligncenter" width="396" caption="Image courtesy of Bang Media"] [/caption] The British-born designer - who was sacked from French couture house Christian Dior after going on an anti-Semitic rant in a Parisian cafe during which he said he loved Adolf Hitler - has now also been removed from his post at his self-titled business after the board met and decided to eject him. Christian Dior, which owns 91 per cent of Galliano's business, has now received expression of interest from a number of companies interested in purchasing it. The current in-house design team for the brand is being charged with creating a new collection and is already working on a pre-spring collection. John Galliano's show at Paris Fashion Week earlier this year was axed at the last minute following the anti-Jewish rant. Only a small number of editors and buyers were allowed to see the collection, and he was not in attendance. After the event, Galliano checked into a rehabilitation facility in the US and released an apology for his actions. He said: "Anti-Semitism and racism have no part in our society. I unreservedly apologize for my behaviour in causing any offence. "I was subjected to verbal harassment and an unprovoked assault when an individual tried to hit me with a chair having taken violent exception to my look and my clothing. "For these reasons I have commenced proceedings for defamation and the threats made against me." Do you agree with the decision? Leave your comments below!
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