He is in the spotlight ahead of Paris fashion week – but for all the wrong reasons.
Flamboyant king of the catwalk John Galliano has been suspended by design house Dior amid a probe into an alleged assault and anti-Semitic remarks.
Paris police called to a bar in the trendy Marais district found the British couturier hurling drunken insults at a couple, according to a police source. Reports say he was taken to a police station for an alcohol test, found to be over the limit and then escorted home.
A lawyer for Galliano, Dior’s chief designer, has vehemently denied the allegations.
The fashion house is due to present its autumn-winter collection next Friday in the French capital.