Columbus Short Fired From Scandal Because of Scandal

Olivia Pope and Associates will be one Gladiator short next season(well if there is still an Olivia Pope and Associates lol).

Following reports over domestic violence allegations, Short confirmed that he has been canned from the show on Friday.

Short was accused by his wife, that he threatened to kill himself and her on April 7. This is the third time Short has been arrested for violent behavior towards his wife this year.

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“At this time I must confirm my exit from a show I’ve called home for three years, with what is the most talented ensemble on television today,” Short said in a statement via his publicist.

In the finale that aired last week, the character Harrison (played by Short) future was uncertain. B613’s secret service men held a gun up to Harrison during the last few seconds of the show. Leaving us to question his future for season four.

“Everything must come to an end and unfortunately the time has come for Harrison Wright to exit the canvas. I wish nothing but the best for Shonda, Kerry [Washington] and the rest of the cast, who have become like a second family to me in such a short amount of time. For this, I will forever be grateful, he continued