John Galliano sort of, not really apologized in a statement for being a drunken, belligerent mess in public, but he denies that he’s an anti-Semite. Galliano used the “BUT SHE STARTED IT!” excuse and says that the allegation that he called someone a “dirty Jew face” is false. But Captain Hook’s second cousin twice removed from the flat iron didn’t talk about the video of him giving the Hitler salute with his tongue.
The full statement is here for your eye-rolling pleasure, but the real shit you should spend your time with is Kunty Karl’s slappity slap slap to Galliano’s face. But Galliano is up first:
Since the events of last Thursday evening I have not been able to make any public comment on what took place based upon advice from my French lawyer. However, given the continuing delays at the French Prosecutor’s Office I should make my position clear.
I completely deny the claims made against me and have fully co-operated with the police investigation.
A number of independent witnesses have given evidence and have told the police that I was subjected to verbal harassment and an unprovoked assault when an individual tried to hit me with a chair having taken violent exception to my look and my clothing. For these reasons I have commenced proceedings for defamation and the threats made against me.
However, I fully accept that the accusations made against me have greatly shocked and upset people.
I must take responsibility for the circumstances in which I found myself and for allowing myself to be seen to be behaving in the worst possible light.
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I only have myself to blame and I know that I must face up to my own failures and that I must work hard to gain people’s understanding and compassion. To start this process I am seeking help and all I can hope for in time is to address the personal failure which led to these circumstances and try and earn people’s forgiveness.
I have fought my entire life against prejudice, intolerance and discrimination, having been subjected to it myself. In all my work my inspiration has been to unite people of every race, creed, religion and sexuality by celebrating their cultural and ethnic diversity through fashion. That remains my guiding light.
Anti-semitism and racism have no part in our society. I unreservedly apologise for my behaviour in causing any offence.
And here’s Kunty Karl doing what he does best. Without commercial interruption!
“I’m furious, if you want to know. I’m furious that it could happen, because the question is no longer even whether he really said it. The image has gone around the world. It’s a horrible image for fashion, because they think that every designer and everything in fashion is like this. This is what makes me crazy in that story. The thing is, we are a business world where, especially today, with the Internet, one has to be more careful than ever, especially if you are a publicly known person. You cannot go in the street and be drunk — there are things you cannot do… I’m furious with him because of the harm he did to LVMH and [chairman and ceo] Bernard Arnault, who is a friend, and who supported him more than he supported any other designer in his group, because Dior is his favorite label. It’s as if he had his child hurt.”
I absolutely love that the strings of dried human tears on Kunty Karl’s taint aren’t melting because of what Galliano said, they’re melting because of what he’s doing to the fashion industry! THINK OF THE FASHION INDUSTRY! It’s like if someone kicked a kitten and blood splattered on his new shoes. The first thing he’d shout out is: “MY SHOOOOES!” The cunt stays cunty, and I love it.
Just add Galliano to the pile of things that Kunty Karl hates including: children, fat people, Harry Potter, Muggles in general, smiles, sunlight, flowers, oxygen and (enter everything that’s found in a Disney movie here).
And this just in, Le Parisien (via HuffPo) reports that he will be tried for making a racial slur in public. Galliano could get up to 6 months in prison if convinced. Oh, I hope Kunty Karl is called as a character witness. Imagine him fanning himself on the stand…