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Dolce & Gabbana cancels Shanghai show after ad campaign and founder's Instagram DMs mocked Chinese culture

22 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Dolce & Gabbana launched an ad campaign featuring a Chinese model eating traditional Italian food with chopsticks.
When a woman called out the campaign, the fashion house's cofounder Stefano Gabbana allegedly responded by calling her "not comfortable in the brain" and saying that Chinese people eat dogs.
The woman took screenshots of those messages and posted them on Instagram.
Both the company and Gabbana have since said that their accounts were hacked, but have not explicitly denied sending the private messages.
It also canceled the Shanghai fashion show.
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