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Dior Suspends Galliano, is AW 2011 Next?

By: Kelly Ahern, guest blogger

As rumors circulate and press intensifies, John Galliano’s Thursday night arrest continues to send shockwaves through the fashion industry.

Upon hearing the allegations that Galliano reportedly assaulted and made anti-Semitic comments toward a Parisian couple, he was suspended from his professional role within the House of Dior.

“The House of Dior declares with the greatest firmness its policy of zero tolerance with regard to any anti-Semitic or racist statement or attitude,” Dior Chief Executive, Sidney Toledano, said in a recent statement.

“Pending the outcome of the inquiry, Christian Dior has suspended John Galliano from all duties,” Toledano later explained.

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