Ex Scandal Star Columbus Short: 'I Was Struggling with Drugs'

Columbus Short, who lost his job on ABC’s Scandal and has faced a number of legal woes, admitted Monday that substance abuse was to blame for his problems.

Judge Orders Columbus Short to Stay in California Amid Felony Charges

A judge on Tuesday ordered former Scandal star Columbus Short to remain in California until he resolves felony charges that he punched a man or else face a steep increase in his bail.

Columbus Short Gets Bench Warrant After Skipping Court in Brawl Case

Actor Columbus Short is in trouble with the law again.

The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office confirms to PEOPLE that a bench warrant was issued for the former Scandal star on Monday after he failed to show up for a mandatory court hearing for felony battery charges stemming from a restaurant fight in March.

“He either shows up in court or he’s arrested,” a D.A. spokesperson says.

Columbus Short Says He Was 'Angry,' Not Drunk, at Time of Arrest

Columbus Short insists he was not drunk at the time of his arrest in Dallas for public intoxication on Saturday.

Ex-Scandal Star Columbus Short Arrested for Public Intoxication

Columbus Short was arrested for public intoxication Friday in Dallas, Texas, police confirm to PEOPLE.

The former Scandal star was booked after allegedly fighting with security at a local bar called Katy Trail Ice House, according to an employee.

A worker says the bar employs off-duty police officers, and Short, 31, “got into an issue” with them at about 2 a.m. Saturday.

Ex-Scandal Star Columbus Short Pleads Not Guilty to Battery

Former Scandal star Columbus Short has pleaded not guilty to felony battery for a fight that seriously injured a man at a West Hollywood restaurant earlier this year.

Short, 31, appeared in court Wednesday for a brief arraignment hearing on the case filed after he was accused of punching a man at the restaurant in March.

Columbus Short Leaving Scandal Amid Spousal Abuse Claims

Columbus Short is departing the hit ABC show Scandal as real-life troubles plague the actor during his ugly divorce.

“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, 31, says in a statement.

Columbus Short: I Feel 'Raw and Vulnerable' Right Now

Judging from the group of people who flocked into Hollywood’s Couture lounge on Thursday night, it’s clear Columbus Short has a slew of supporters.

But following the release of some court documents filed on Tuesday by his now-estranged, wife Tuere Tanee Short, that claim (among other things) that he threatened to kill her, the Scandal star, 31, is geared up for what’s ahead with his reputation.

Columbus Short's Wife Files for Divorce, Claims Death Threats

Less than a month after Scandal’s Columbus Short was arrested for getting into a bar fight, the actor is now in more legal hot water.

On Tuesday, his wife, Tuere Tanee Short, not only filed for divorce from the actor, 31, but was also granted a temporary restraining order, according to documents filed in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Columbus Short Faces Felony Charge in Bar Fight