Former Dior Designer John Galliano Found Guilty of Antisemitic + More

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And so it ends. Last year, a video of John Galliano surfaced where the Dior designer was spitting racial slurs at fellow patrons at a cafe. That incident coast him 6,000 and his Dior job: “He has undergone treatment for his addiction in the US and also in Switzerland. He appeared frail and weak at his trial in June but was not present on Thursday for the verdict. He was sacked from his post as creative director of the French fashion house Dior when was arrested in a drunken state in after the February incident. Speculation is rife over who will replace him at the luxury label. At his trial Galliano described the stress of fashion industry and the success of Dior and how he couldn’t cope without alcohol or drugs. “I started having panic attacks, I couldn’t go to work unless I had taken some Valium.” [Guardian]

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