Designer Giorgio Armani was recently interviewed by The Sunday Times and stirred up controversy for criticizing gay men who dress too flamboyantly, in his opinion. But that was not the only comment that riled people up. Donatella Versace is now upset with the designer for telling the British publication about her late brother Gianni dressing “sluts”.
Armani recalled a time backstage with the Versace founder and said: “[Gianni] was looking at the models, and he said to me, ‘I dress sluts. You dress church ladies.’”
According to Vogue UK, Donatella has released a statement saying: “I find it extremely rude and tasteless that Mr. Armani has once again put words into my brother’s mouth, especially because he is sadly no longer with us to reply.”
She continued, “This is the second time he claims this was said. The first was immediately after his death, and he apologized to me. When my brother spoke about fashion, the only word that ever came from his mouth was glamour. What should be said about my brother is: May Gianni Versace rest in peace.”