Dior Suspends John Galliano from Role as Couturier

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Christian Dior has suspended John Galliano amidst allegations he uttered anti-Semetic remarks during an altercation with French police at a Parisian café on Thursday night.

Dior president and chief executive officer Sidney Toledano said the fashion house has a policy of zero tolerance regarding racism and anti-Semitism.

Galliano was in the middle of preparing Dior’s fall/winter 2011-2012 ready-to-wear collection for its show on 4th March. He is also set to present his signature label on 6th March at Paris Fashion Week.  It not yet known whether these events will still take place.