Gladys Knight’s feud with her son has taken an unsavoury turn for the worst this week.
An update on their ‘Chicken & Waffles’ related drama below…
Last month, Knight filed a lawsuit asking for her name to be removed the Chicken and Waffle restaurant franchise her son, Shanga Hankerson, runs after its alleged tax and financial mismanagement issues reached the light of public day.
Now, Hankerson is said to be determined to block his mother’s plans by claiming that she lacks “the mental capacity” to rescind the licensing deal.
He claims that his mother has been paid for the use of her name on his restaurants and so believes that this makes her attempts to have it sliced out of their branding illegal.
It gets worse.
For, he now wants the legendary vocalist to cover all of the court fees their legal battle has generated.