The head designer at Dior, John Galliano, has officially been suspended from the company pending an investigation involving an incident in Paris last night. Galliano was briefly detained in Paris last night for allegedly attacking a couple at a cafe … and spewing anti-Semitic insults at them.
According to the Associated Foreign Press, cops swooped in and detained Galliano … and found that he had been drinking. Galliano was released without charges … and escorted home by police.
The details surrounding the incident are sketchy … but Galliano’s lawyer Stephane Zerbib told AFP the designer “formally denies the accusations of anti-Semitism made against him.”
Dior has officially suspended Galliano pending an investigation into the incident.