Columbus Short was arrested and taken into custody in a Van Nuys courtroom.
Short has been a wanted man since last month when he failed to appear in his criminal domestic violence case, according to TMZ.
Short later appeared in a video that was posted to YouTube. In the video he claimed he was not coming back to the US and instead was going to buy a home in Barbados.
The judge was obviously none too happy and issued an arrest warrant for Short as a result. The bail was at $40,000.
The same judge became enraged about Columbus skipping yet another hearing this week. Short was still enjoying the island life in Barbados so the judge upped the bail to $500,000.
However, the former “Scandal” star showed up to face the music and was immediately arrested.
TMZ reports that Short had more than one hearing yesterday. The other hearing was for a criminal case stemming from a bar fight. But since he had been taken into custody he couldn’t appear for that hearing. So, the judge in the bar fight case issued a SECOND arrest warrant and set bail at $250K.
We’re not sure even Olivia Pope herself could fix this downward spiral of shame. Hopefully Columbus will get it together now.
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