Was Galliano drunk and egged on? Apparently. But we can each write one part of every script — our own. –Bridget Foley in WWD, regarding the demise of John Galliano.
So John, speaking as a member of the fashion community who has always been inspired by your work, I think we are all only waiting for you to publicly excuse yourself, to admit that what you said is just fucking crazy! But mostly that it’s not what you truly believe. If you can confirm this for us, the entire fashion world would be able to come back on your side. And I, personally, don’t want you to become an Internet pariah. I still want to see more John Galliano collections — you’re one of the last designers of my generation that still believes in the power of fashion to make us dream. –Olivier Zahm in Purple Diary