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Karl Lagerfeld has a lot of nasty things to say.

Lagerfeld’s agenda and tastes are obvious. Pretty and thin = good. Ugly = bad. But is the fashion world so insanely shallow that they treat him like some kind of prophet? Ugh, we find it so gross.

In honor of Lagerfeld’s latest insults, we’ve rounded up his most controversial and offensive comments ever. Take a look, and let us know if you think this guy should be an admirable icon.

On weight:

“No one wants to see curvy women. You’ve got fat mothers with their bags of chips sitting in front of the television and saying thin models are ugly. Fashion is about dreams and illusions.”
Source: Focus magazine

“The body has to be impeccable as well-that helps a lot. If it’s not, buy small sizes and eat less food.”
Source: Harper’s Bazaar

“Florals are for middle-aged women with weight problems.”
Via Karl Lagerfeld Quotes

On vanity:
“Life is not a beauty contest, some [ugly people] are great. What I hate is nasty, ugly people… the worst is ugly, short men. Women can be short, but for men it is impossible. It is something that they will not forgive in life… they are mean and they want to kill you.”
Source: Vogue, April 2003

“I’m very impeccable and clean before I go to bed. It’s just like right before I’m going out. When I was a child, my mother always told me that you could wake up in the middle of the night and be deathly sick, so you always have to be impeccable. I laugh about it now, but I think everyone should go to bed like they have a date at the door.”
Source: Interview magazine

“Vanity is the healthiest thing in life.”
Source: Vogue UK

On money:
“If you throw money out of the window throw it out with joy. Don’t say ‘one shouldn’t do that’ – that is bourgeois”
Source: The Observer

On why he’s pro-fur:

“It is farmers who are nice to the cows and the pigs and then kill them. It’s even more hypocritical than hunters. At least the hunters don’t flatter the animals….I don’t like that people butcher animals, but I don’t like them to butcher humans either, which is apparently very popular in the world.”
Source: Vice magazine

On kids:
“Having adult children makes you look 100 years old. I don’t want that”
Source: The Observer

On sex:
“I personally only like high-class escorts. I don’t like sleeping with people I really love. I don’t want to sleep with them because sex cannot last, but affection can last forever. I think this is healthy. And for the way the rich live, this is possible.”
Source: Vice magazine

On magazines:
“People in magazines are 50% bimbo and 50% pregnant women.” [Ed. note: Does anyone know what this means?!]
Source: Metro

On making offensive remarks:
“Be politically correct, but please don’t bother other people with conversation about being politically correct, because that’s the end of everything. You want to create boredom? Be politically correct in your conversation.”
Source: Vice magazine

THIS MAN IS A DAMN MESS (FUNNY BUT A MESS) – I’M SURPRISED WITH THAT ATTITUDE ANYONE DARES TO BUY HIS CLOTHES!!!

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