The fashion god-father of all things ridiculous has come out with a couple of new corkers. PETA, are you ready?
He think it's 'childish' to even discuss the issue of wearing fur and claims that it's just about killing animals that would kill us if they had the chance. Oh wait. Is that a rabbit gnawing at my ankle?
The UK Telegraph reports…..
The Chanel supremo said it was "childish" to even discuss the issue
of wearing fur in a world where eating meat was normal.
German-born Lagerfeld, 75, a contemporary of the late Yves Saint Laurent, said
that he did not himself wear fur. But he defended the practice, saying there
was "an industry who lives from that". Hunters in the north "make a living having learnt nothing else than
hunting", he said, "killing those beasts who would kill us if they
Animals should be killed "nicely" if at all possible, said
Lagerfeld, who admitted to being queasy about eating meat. "I can hardly eat meat because it has to look like something what it was
not when it was alive," he said.
He concluded: "In a meat-eating world, wearing leather for shoes and
clothes and even handbags, the discussion of fur is childish."