John Galliano.. FIRED

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John Galliano was fired from prestige fashion house, Christian Dior after making some very offensive and racial remarks a few days back. This is disputadely why Natalie Portman chose to wear Rodarte, rather than Dior during the Oscars (even after being in contract with Dior). Read full article here
Mar 01, 2011 @ 04:42 pm


7 Replies

meredithk115

bravo to Dior..

for getting rid of him....it's good to know that they give a d*mn!

Is it just me or is everyone flipping out lately....Galliano? Sheen?
Mar 01, 2011 @ 07:10 pm
Ali de Bold

Good

It's sad to see a talented person lose their job but it's deserved.
Mar 01, 2011 @ 08:25 pm
LaurenBlair

A little bitter sweet

I agree, it's sad. But I'm really glad Dior gave him the boot and made it known that they wouldn't tolerate that kind of behaviour from anyone - regardless of talent.


I had no idea Natalie Portman did that, bravo! Just another reason to love her!

Mar 02, 2011 @ 10:25 am
Becky

Saw this on the news

I saw this on the news yesterday and felt really proud of Natalie P for sticking up for her beliefs! All the more reason to love her :-)

And I applaud Dior for kicking Galliano to the curb. That sent a powerful message to the rest of the talented people, aspiring talents and customers alike. No matter how talented or how important you (think you) are, you're never above laws that regular people abide by. Sometimes it seems like the rich and famous can get away with murder, I love Dior all the more that they've shown that at least for them, it's not true.
Mar 02, 2011 @ 11:07 am
cathy3087

shocking

I'm so disappointed by what Galliano did. Dior really didn't have a choice about firing him. Of course morals played a factor, but they also would have lost a lot of business if they kept him on - so I'm not surprised by their decision at all.

Galliano's personal collection is still holding their runway show on Friday, so I'm interested to see who (or if anyone) shows up.

I'm eager to hear who will replace him at Dior too!
Mar 02, 2011 @ 01:35 pm
AlexJC

John Galliano Fined!

Via: http://fashionablyjust.com/2011/09/guilty-galliano-fined-24k-for-racial-outbursts/

John Galliano was found guilty of racism and was fined $24,000 for his racial slurs. He did escape jail time though- perhaps because he had admitted to drug and alcohol abuse?

What do you think of this story- is the amount too much/little? Do you think we should impose a similar outlaw on racism in Canada?
Sep 08, 2011 @ 01:32 pm
Becky

Definitely!!

I think it's fantastic and we should without a question outlaw racism and impose fines!
Sep 12, 2011 @ 06:01 pm

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