Gladys Knight Gets Out of the Chicken-and-Waffles Business

February 16, 2017

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• Spurred on by a lawsuit filed last summer and a recently failed health inspection, soul legend Gladys Knight is finally out of the fried chicken business: Gladys Knight’s Chicken & Waffles, which debuted in 1997, has been officially renamed World Famous Chicken & Waffles. In August 2016, Knight sued her son Shanga Hankerson, who founded the restaurants, in order to have her name and likeness removed from the mini-chain after it ran into legal troubles in June of that year. (As Eater Atlanta reported, Hankerson was charged in an IRS raid for