It hasn't been that long since we got the news about one of America's most popular seafood restaurants closing up many of their locations and selling off equipment.

READ MORE: Red Lobster Closing More Than 50 Locations

Even a national comedy show got involved with the Red Lobster News and bought one of the locations that was selling all its equipment.

John Oliver's 'Last Week Tonight' on HBO purchased an upstate New York Red Lobster location with all of the restaurant equipment still inside, and not everyone got the joke.

Danville, Illinois lost its Red Lobster location after more than 30 years.

One of America's Most Iconic Restaurants is Suddenly Closing Locations

According to the New York Post, 15 locations of a popular restaurant suddenly closed its doors in the Midwest last week.

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8 Indiana Pizza Hut locations in Indiana are slated to shut down including Valparaiso, Crown Point, Griffith, and Hobart.

Illinois and Wisconsin Pizza Hut Locations Could Be Next to Close

The EYM Group owns Pizza Hut locations in several towns around the Midwest, and after suddenly closing the doors on 15 of their locations in Indiana and Ohio, many are suggesting Illinois and Wisconsin should prepare for the same fate.

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About 150 Pizza Hut locations are set to close, according to the Daily Mail, with many expected to shut down in Illinois, Wisconsin, Georgia, and South Carolina.

While the EYM Group is being sued for not paying its bills, they have turned around and filed a lawsuit against Pizza Hut for not modernizing its locations and products so it can compete with Dominoes and Little Caesars Pizza, according to Daily Mail.

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From burgers to subs and even creamy milkshakes, these tasty fast-food chains, compiled by Stacker, are a must-try on your next road trip.

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