Sign for Gladys Knight’s Signature Chicken & Waffles on Peachtree Street.
Photo: Channel 2 Action News
Photo: Channel 2 Action News

State authorities raid Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles

The Georgia Department of Revenue has raided Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles.

Gladys Knight’s son, who runs the operation, is at the center of an investigation involving $1 million, according to Channel 2 Action News. Gladys Knight is not involved in the investigation.

All three Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles locations in metro Atlanta have been closed, Channel 2 reported. The restaurants could reopen as soon as Thursday, possibly under state control, the station reported.

Atlanta police assisted in the raid, according to Channel 2.

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