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Gladys Knight

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Gladys Knight was born on May 28, 1944 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Gladys Maria Knight. She is an actress, known for American Juniors (2003), Mic Check Live: Gladys Knight Rockumentary (2011) and The Gladys Knight & the Pips Show (1975). She has been married to William McDowell since April 12, 2001. She was previously married to Les Brown, Barry Hankerson and James Newman.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Gladys Knight Clarifies Aretha Franklin Comment, Gladys Had Breast Cancer

Gladys Knight
Clarifies Aretha Franklin Comment She had Breast Cancer

7:15 PM PT  -- Gladys just told TMZ, "I'd like to clarify that Aretha and I discussed both of us having cancer, mine was stage 1 breast cancer and hers was pancreatic. Due to early… READ MORE >

Patti LaBelle and Others Rock The House at Aretha Franklin's Memorial Concert

Aretha Franklin
Patti LaBelle Rocks the House At Memorial Concert

Aretha Franklin's memorial in Detroit was a marathon of live music to honor the Queen of Soul -- and Patti LaBelle gave an incredibly moving performance.  Patti sang her hit song "You Are My… READ MORE >

- 22 days ago
Aretha Franklin Detroit Memorial Features 23 Musical Acts

Aretha Franklin
23 Acts Featured at Memorial

8/24 -- The official document we received listed Gladys Knight as a performer at the memorial. A rep for Gladys tell us that there was a miscommunication ... she will not be performing, but she… READ MORE >

- 29 days ago
Gladys Knight -- My Son Tried to Blackmail Me with Medical Information

Gladys Knight
My Son Tried to Blackmail Me With Medical Information

Gladys Knight says her son stooped so low in their legal battle, he attempted to extort his own mother if she didn't cut him a break. The R & B legend has been fighting Shanga Hankerson… READ MORE >

- 722 days ago
Gladys Knight -- I'm Not Chicken to Sue My Son

Gladys Knight
I'm Not Chicken to Sue My Son

Gladys Knight might've just proved blood isn't always thicker than water -- she just sued her son to stop using mama's name and face in the restaurant biz. Gladys wants the person now running the… READ MORE >

- 753 days ago
Gladys Knight -- Chicken & Waffles Joints Raided (PHOTOS)

Gladys Knight
Chicken & Waffles Joints Raided

1:45 PM PT -- A rep for Gladys tells TMZ the singer "lent her name to her son's restaurants in the Atlanta area, similar to a celebrity endorsement. Ms. Knight was not involved in any way with… READ MORE >

- 822 days ago
Gladys Knight -- She's the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Old Carolina School

Gladys Knight
Best Thing That Ever Happened To Abandoned NC School

Gladys Knight is sinking a ton of her own cash into a $2 million project to save a North Carolina landmark -- a segregation era all Black school -- with ties to her family ... TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 1684 days ago
Gladys Knight Takes 'First Family' Kids to Singing School

Gladys Knight
Takes 'First Family' Kids To Singing School

The only thing better than starring on a TV show with music legend Gladys Knight ... is getting singing lessons from her. Knight -- who co-stars on "The First Family" as the President's mom -- was… READ MORE >

- 2154 days ago
Gladys Knight -- Paris Jackson Deserves Her Teeth Knocked Out

Gladys Knight
Paris Jackson Deserves Her Teeth KNOCKED OUT

Soul legend and famed Jackson family friend Gladys Knight thinks Paris Jackson is a snot-nosed little brat for bashing Janet -- in fact, Gladys says Paris deserves to get her TEETH knocked out for… READ MORE >

- 2247 days ago
Gladys Knight -- The Secret White House Project

Gladys Knight
The Secret White House Project

Gladys Knight is pulling double duty ... 'cause in between training sessions for "Dancing with the Stars," TMZ has learned Knight is also working on a top secret scripted TV show. Sources close to… READ MORE >

- 2373 days ago
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