>> John Galliano is currently at a Paris police station, meeting with his accuser to get things sorted out, but a second complaint against the designer — this one, too, alleging anti-Semitic remarks — was filed Saturday with Paris police. An unnamed woman claimed that she was the victim of a verbal attack at the same Paris cafe — La Perle — where the original incident allegedly occurred. The new complaint is also expected to be addressed at today's meeting.
Meanwhile, The Sun posted a video (above) — reportedly also at La Perle — of an apparently intoxicated Galliano speaking to two women, neither of which are said to be Jewish, after one asked the designer, "Are you blond, with blue eyes?" He replies: "No, but I love Hitler, and people like you would be dead today. Your mothers, your forefathers, would be f*cking gassed and f*cking dead."
Galliano's lawyer, Stephane Zerbib, told the AP he didn't know when the video was filmed, and "there's no comment on that . . . What matters isn't what's on the Internet, what matters are the testimonies and the hearings. What's on the Internet doesn't have much value."
When contacted about the video, a Dior spokesperson replied this morning: "As announced in Sidney Toledano's statement on Friday, John Galliano is suspended pending the results of the police investigation. We did the right thing corporately, which is to allow the police to investigate any new evidence that emerges. It's out of the company's hands — and with the police — and Galliano will be suspended until it is resolved. I know there have been rumors about a possible announcement today, but it's not something I can confirm."
Last night at the Oscars, Nicole Kidman, who wore Dior couture, explained of her choice: “It was the first one I put on and I liked it. I’m pretty simple like that.” She didn't answer questions about the Galliano controversy. And apparently Dior face Natalie Portman, who went with a Rodarte dress last night (although her fiance sported Dior Homme), was asked in the Oscars press room about her reaction to the John Galliano scandal, but the moderator said she wouldn't be answering.