The Oscar-winner has spoken out against the Dior designer, after he was suspended from duties last week
The famous fashion house’s head designer was arrested in Paris last week, for an alleged assault and anti-Semitism, after ‘verbally accosting’ a couple seated on a café terrace.
And Dior were quick to confirm they had suspended Galliano from his duties at the French fashion house following the incident – just days before the Autumn/Winter 2011 show in Paris.
‘Dior affirms with the utmost conviction its policy of zero tolerance towards any anti-Semitic or racist words or behaviour,’ a spokesman for the company said. ‘Pending the results of the inquiry, Christian Dior has suspended John Galliano from his responsibilities.’
And after a shocking video of his racist rant surfaced online, today things went from bad to worse for the design star, who was formally sacked from his job.
‘I am deeply shocked and disgusted by the video of John Galliano’s comments that surfaced today,’ Natalie said in a statement.
‘In light of this video, and as an individual who is proud to be Jewish, I will not be associated with Mr. Galliano in any way.
‘I hope at the very least, these terrible comments remind us to reflect and act upon combating these still-existing prejudices that are the opposite of all that is beautiful.’
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