Columbus Short, former star of ‘Scandal’ was arrested in a Dallas bar after he got into an altercation with off-duty cops. Read more on the story below!


The ‘Scandal’ star was arrested for public intoxication according to TMZ. The actor was at Katy Trail Ice House in Dallas when he started to leave the bar without paying for his drinks. Security approached him and Short became angry and accused the guard of being a racist.

The off-duty officers broke up the fight between them, but soon Short turned on them. A witness states that Short tried to attack the cops, he was “like a dog with a bone who wouldn’t let go.” They then arrested him for public intoxication. His various legal troubles caused him to lose his job on the hit TV show “Scandal.”