> Despite this 85 second apology video posted on Weibo, the crisis for the brand showed no signs of easing on Friday. Chinese e-commerce sites have removed its products and luxury department store Lane Crawford said it would pull the brand from its stores and online sites in mainland China and Hong Kong.
>> Bravissimo!>> The videos have since been removed from the company's social media platforms. The firestorm intensified when screenshots of a private Instagram conversation circulated, with Stefano Gabbana allegedly referencing, quote, China ignorant dirty smelling mafia and use the smiling poo emoji to describe the country. The company's response?
Gabbana's account had been hacked. Dolce and Gabbana also cancelled its marquee fashion show in Shanghai Wednesday.>>