(AllHipHop News) Life is stranger than fiction and apparently Columbus Short’s life is too scandalous for Scandal. The 31 year old actor announced today that he will no longer be appearing on the NBC drama following multiple arrests.
Short’s wife filed a restraining order against the actor on April 7th after allegations that Short threatened choked his wife. later, Short was arrested following a bar fight in February.
In a statement released earlier today, Short does not address the arrests or give reason for his exit from the hit show:
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 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.
Scandal showrunner Shonda Rhimes has not commented on Short’s firing yet.