Natalie Portman Refuses To Be Associated With John Galliano After His Anti-Semitic Rant


namcgloster / March 1, 2011

New Oscar winner Natalie Portman is the face of Christian Dior’s Miss Dior Cherie fragrance. The top fashion house’s chief designer John Galliano recently went on an anti-Semitic rant, and the Isreali-born actress said a mouthful on the incident:

“I am deeply shocked and disgusted by the video of John Galliano’s comments that surfaced today. In light of this video, and as an individual who is proud to be Jewish, I will not be associated with Mr. Galliano in any way. I hope at the very least, these terrible comments remind us to reflect and act upon combating these still-existing prejudices that are the opposite of all that is beautiful.”

There’s no word on whether her contract with Dior has been affected.