Dolce and Gabbana: We love gay adoption, we love everything

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Fashion designers Dolce and Gabbana have claimed that they “love gay couples” – after making derogatory comments about “non-traditional families”.

Legendary fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana – who are gay themselves – whipped up a storm earlier this week when they lashed out at same-sex adoption, IVF and surrogacy.

Sir Elton John– who has sons Zachary and Elijah with his husband David Furnish – led condemnation of the pair, slamming their “archaic thinking”.

In a new interview with CNN, the fashion legends tried to repair the rift – after days in which they accused Sir Elton of being a “fascist” and refused to apologise.

Gabbana told the network: “We love gay couples… We are gay. We love gay adoption. We love everything. It’s just an express of my private point of view.

Dolce said: “I love the music of Elton John.

“Every people resolve everything by talk… we start to talk, the problem is resolved.

“Every people [has] freedom for choosing what they want. This for me is democracy.

“I respect you because you choose what you want. I respect me because I choose what I want… This just my point of private view.”

Gabbana added: “Boycott Dolce & Gabbana for what? They don’t think like you? This is correct? This is not correct. We are in 2015. This is like medieval. It’s not correct.”