John Galliano testified Wednesday that he doesn't remember subjecting customers to a barrage of anti-Semitic slurs at a Paris cafe Feb. 24.
The flamboyant British fashion designer initially denied the allegations, accusing his accusers of defamation, according to Vogue UK. His lawyer at the time expressed doubt the case would go to trial, saying he was "shocked" at the allegation.
Galliano now says he doesn't remember a thing about the slurs because of his "triple addiction" to hooch and tranqs, according to the Huffington Post.
Vogue UK has breathlessly detailed the whole sordid saga for your entertainment -- er, edification -- right here.
The lawyer for one of the two plaintiffs, Philippe Virgitti, says his client is seeking compensation because "Unfortunately Mr. Galliano doesn't seem to have a code of honour, so my client feels the only way to reach him is through his wallet."
John Galliano, 50, testified in a demure black jacket, a polka-dot ascot and a pencil mustache.
Earlier, several witnesses testified that they hadn't heard Galliano make any anti-Semitic remarks, according to The New York Times.
The prosecution seeks a fine of no less than $14,400, but isn't asking for jail time.
It's illegal to publically insult others because of race, religion or origin in France. No, seriously, it is.
John Galliano apologized for his behavior and said, "Anti-Semitism and racism have no part in our society."
Watch his racist rant here.
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