Legendary fashion designer John Galliano has has been arrested for an alleged assault, as well as alleged anti-Semitic remarks.
Pending inquiries, he has been suspended by storied fashion house Christian Dior, where he was creative director.
Galliano was apparently arrested for verbally assaulting a couple at a cafe in Paris and (reportedly) using anti-Semitic slurs.
Reuters reports that apparently Galliano was escorted home by French police late on Thursday after a drinking session that ended with him hurling insults at the couple, according to a police source.
Christian Dior chief executive Sidney Toledano said in a statement.
“Dior affirms with the utmost conviction its policy of zero tolerance towards any anti-Semitic or racist words or behaviour. Pending the results of the inquiry, Christian Dior has suspended John Galliano from his responsibilities.”
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