facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Dior's Galliano busted in Paris fracas

Feb. 26, 2011 at 12:37 PM   |   Comments

PARIS, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- French police said fashion designer John Galliano was arrested this week after allegedly getting into a bar fight in the Marais district of Paris.

Galliano, 50, has been chief designer at Christian Dior since 1996 and allegedly came to blows after spewing anti-Semitic remarks at a couple at a cafe in the traditionally Jewish neighborhood.

Britain's The Daily Telegraph said Saturday that Galliano had reportedly been drinking heavily prior to the incident and was the only one arrested by the gendarmes.

Galliano is an A-list designer who has worked with the cream of the modeling world and was a particular favorite of Princess Diana.

Police said charges were pending in the incident. Galliano was booked and released.

© 2011 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Kaley Cuoco on celebrity nude photo leak: 'You've gotta make fun of yourself' Kaley Cuoco on celebrity nude photo leak: 'You've gotta make fun of yourself'
2
Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik not a fan of 'Frozen' Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik not a fan of 'Frozen'
3
Judi Dench says Benedict Cumberbatch is 'a true gentleman' Judi Dench says Benedict Cumberbatch is 'a true gentleman'
4
Natalie Dormer reveals her travel essentials Natalie Dormer reveals her travel essentials
5
Kendra Wilkinson confronts Hank Baskett about cheating scandal Kendra Wilkinson confronts Hank Baskett about cheating scandal
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback