John Galliano Suing Dior?

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Is John Galliano headed back to court?

The plot thickens!

Just days after being stripped of his French Legion of Honor following his shocking anti-Semitic comments and dismissal from Christian Dior last year, John Galliano has reportedly filed a lawsuit against his former employers, the Telegraph reports.

The disgraced designer is said to be seeking €15 million (just under $19 million U.S.) as part of his employee/employer dispute claim with the French Labor Court, with a Paris hearing reportedly scheduled for February 4, 2013.

Meanwhile, Vogue U.K. is reporting that a spokesperson for Galliano declined to issue a comment about the lawsuit rumors. Watch this space!