Dior Claims "Zero Tolerance" and Suspends John Galliano
According to reports, Christian Dior has suspended creative director John Galliano pending an investigation into AFP reports suggesting that the designer was apprehended in Paris last night for assault, following an altercation in the city's Marais district during which he allegedly verbally abused a couple while under the influence.
While full details of the "attack" are still surfacing and therefore somewhat conflicted, this is what was reported today on Vogue.co.uk:
'Dior affirms with the utmost conviction its policy of zero tolerance towards any anti-Semitic or racist words or behaviour," Dior chief executive Sidney Toledano said in a statement. "Pending the results of the inquiry, Christian Dior has suspended John Galliano from his responsibilities.'
According to TMZ.com, 'Galliano's lawyer Stephane Zerbib told AFP the designer "formally denies the accusations of anti-Semitism made against him.'
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