Sharon Stone Dropped By Christian Dior
Posted on Thu May 29, 2008 10:07 AM PDT

Sharon Stone SSTONES111107_001.jpg LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Though Sharon Stone has publicly apologized for suggesting that the recent earthquake in China which killed 68,000 people was due to bad "karma," Christian Dior has announced that the actress' advertisements for the brand will be pulled.

Christian Dior China released the following statement today: "Due to some customer reaction we have decided to pull her image from all of the department stores and from all of China. We just want our customers and fans to realize that her personal comments are not related to the company and of course we don't support any type of commentary that will hurt the feelings of our customers."

Stone, 50, also issued a statement saying: "Due to my inappropriate words and acts during the interview, I feel deeply sorry and sad about hurting Chinese people. I am willing to take part in the relief work of China's earthquake, and wholly devote myself to helping affected Chinese people."

Last week, Stone made the now infamous remark to Hong Kong's Cable Entertainment News, "This earthquake happened, and then I thought, 'Is that karma? When you're not nice that the bad things happen to you?'"

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