“You could make many arguments as to why I am not qualified. I would say that I am very aware of the enormity of the titles, and how important they are, and my response is that they (the board) felt confident in their decision," Parker said in an interview around the time the deal was first announced.
'There is a huge amount I don't know and I am very candid about that, and I am excited to learn," Parker said last year in an interview. "There are going to be things that come up that I am equipped to deal with and answer and respond to... I have no allergy to learning."
"We just had a conversation about it," Jacobs told WWD. "Coty said, "Do we sue them?" and I said, "You know what? Let everyone else say what they want." I received Google [Alerts] about people saying it was derivative. We're not going to do anything about it."