Soul Legend Gladys Knight is suing her son to prevent him from using her name and likeness to promote the family business.The Midnight Train to Georgia singer wants her son, Shanga Hankerson, to remove her face and name from signs and promotions for the chicken and waffle joints.
Knight allowed her son, Shanga Hankerson, to use her name and fame to grow his business back in 1999. However, Hankerson was recently arrested for tax evasion. He’s accused of stealing $650,000 in sales and reportedly owes the IRS nearly $1 million
Her son was arrested.
In addition to money and an injunction, Gladys also wants all the memorabilia which adorns the restaurants returned..