John Galliano

Stephen Fry hires John Galliano as costume designer for Oscar Wilde show

By Sandy Rashty, December 17, 2013

Stephen Fry has employed disgraced fashion designer John Galliano to design the costumes for his theatrical production of Oscar Wilde’s comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest.

The move comes two years after Mr Galliano faced criminal charges for a drunken antisemitic rant.

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Foxman furious over Israeli TV authority’s Galliano ban

By Zoe Winograd, April 18, 2013

Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham Foxman has expressed his “outrage” over a decision to ban an Israeli Eurovision contestant from wearing a John Galliano dress.

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Galliano shocks in Chasidic garb

By Ray Filar, February 14, 2013

John Galliano shocked New York residents on Monday when he made his fashion comeback at Oscar de la Renta’s New York Fashion Week show dressed in a Chasidic-style outfit.

Having recently made his return to fashion as an intern, the disgraced designer appeared in a long black coat, black hat and with his hair in what appeared to be peyot.

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A changed man?

January 24, 2013

Two years ago, John Galliano's world fell apart when he was caught on film in an antisemitic rant. He was, rightly, suspended from his glittering job in fashion and was treated as a pariah. So it is good to report that something positive has come from those events. He appears genuinely penitent.

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Has John Galliano been forgiven?

By Anna Sheinman and Zoe Winograd, January 24, 2013

Disgraced designer John Galliano is not only coming back into fashion among the globe’s sartorial community — it appears that Jews are also reconsidering their view of him.

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Galliano stripped of Legion d’Honneur

By Anna Sheinman, August 28, 2012

British fashion designer John Galliano has been stripped of his Legion d’Honneur for his racist and antisemitic behaviour, it emerged on Monday.

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Galliano Hitler slur makes antisemitism top ten

By Jennifer Lipman, December 13, 2011

Comments by designer John Galliano and filmmaker Lars Von Trier have appeared in a now-annual list of the top ten antisemitic slurs of the year.

Earlier today the Simon Wiesenthal Centre, a US human rights organisation, released its list of the worst anti-Jewish comments of 2011.

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Critics divided over 'lenient' Galliano verdict

By Jennifer Lipman, September 9, 2011

The relatively lenient sentence handed to disgraced designer John Galliano on Thursday has received mixed reactions.

The former Dior chief designer was convicted of antisemitic and racist behaviour and given a 6,000 euro suspended fine, which he will have to pay only if he reoffebds within five years.

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Hall of Fame: Joshua Malina

September 9, 2011

"After Mel Gibson makes the Judah Maccabee Story for Warner Bros, they can hire John Galliano to remake Yentl."

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John Galliano found guilty of public insult, antisemitism

By Jennifer Lipman, September 8, 2011

John Galliano has been found guilty of antisemitic and racist behaviour.

The 50-year-old couturier was given a 4,000 Euro suspended fine and another 2,000 Euro fine for a second complaint.

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