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Regarding Katy Perry

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Submitted by Anon (Israel), May 2, 2017 at 09:02

She turned to Galliano, who is, at least in sartorial matters, primarily a gifted and famous fashion designer. You make it sound as though his claim to fame is based on his racism and as though she turned to him in support of the latter rather than appreciation of the former.

It would have been better to just say Galliano, and leave it at that or to refer to him as a famous designer as well as racist.

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One can hardly refer to Galliano without characterizing him as an antisemite.

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