John Galliano Receives Second Conviction

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After reportedly making anti-semitic remarks to a couple in a Paris cafe, a second complaint has been filed against designer John Galliano, for a similar incident back in October.

The creative director of Christian Dior has denied all allegations against him after meeting his accusers at a Parisian police station, but has still been temporarily suspended from his  role at the fashion house.

The latest evidence against him came in the form of an amateur video, where he is recorded as saying “I love Hilter” whilst drunk. Anti-Semitism is illegal in France, but the status of the case is still unknown.

Galliano has hit back at accusers Géraldine Bloch and Philippe Virgiti, who filed the complaint on Thursday, by filing a claim of defamation, insult and menace against them.

The news comes at an awkward time for the fashion world as Galliano is set to showcase two collections at Paris Fashion Week in the coming days: one for Parisian label Christian Dior and the other for his own brand John Galliano. Dior controls both brands and is said to want both shows to go ahead.


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