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J’Adore No More: Dior Fires Galliano For Anti-Semitic, Racist Remarks

March 1st, 2011 | 1 comment | Posted by Jen

And in other news about People Who Are Not Charlie Sheen Saying Crazy Things That Piss Off Their Employers, Dior has fired John Galliano as its head designer after a video surfaced Monday of Galliano telling a group of French and Italian women–whom he presumed were Jewish–that he loved Hitler and that their ancestors would have been “fucking gassed.”

Galliano’s firing came on the heels of his suspension from the fashion house last week over a similar but separate incident in the same Paris bar where the video was taken, in which he allegedly insulted French couple Geraldine Bloch and Philippe Virgiti, telling Bloch she had a “dirty Jewish face” and Virgiti, who’s of Asian descent, that he was a “fucking Asian bastard” before threatening to kill him. Bloch and Virgiti eventually called police to the bar, where Galliano, who was inebriated, was arrested.

(Neither Bloch nor the women Galliano addresses in the video are, in fact, Jewish.)

Inglourious Asian Basterds: Dior's heavily-criticized Shanghai Dreams ad campaign from 2010

What’s interesting about all this is how the fashion world circled the wagons around Continue reading J’Adore No More: Dior Fires Galliano For Anti-Semitic, Racist Remarks

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Intern Jasmine’s Links Of The Daysian

July 31st, 2010 | 4 comments | Posted by jasmine

Quentin Shih‘s photos of Christian Dior’s spring 2010 collection prove that all Asians do, in fact, rook arike. [Project Rungay]

Sad Keanu is back! But this time, he’s wearing a helmet. [Mashable]

Feeling scammed by M.I.A.‘s in NYC earlier this month? Hit the free make up show… in Brentwood. Kidding! [NY Mag]

Lisa Ling may be lunching nearby, but keep your eyes on the road! [Zimbio]

We couldn’t let you end the week without seeing this dirty dance-off between Elle magazine’s Joe Zee in a Chanel yeti-suit and Elmo from Sesame Street. [ELLE blogs]

Thanks, Abe!

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