As PR Daily reported this week, Galliano made anti-Semitic comments in a Paris café last week—comments that caused waves in the fashion world, beyond Christian Dior’s fashion house. Dior later fired Galliano after the surfacing of a video showing him saying, “I love Hitler.”
To help mitigate the damage to its reputation, Dior hired PR crisis firm Kekst, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the British designer would seek immediate help for his “failures,” with Galliano saying in a statement:
“Anti-Semitism and racism have no part in our society. I unreservedly apologize for my behavior in causing any offense.”