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Columbus Short, Former ‘Scandal’ Actor, Pleads Not Guilty To Battery Charges

Columbus Short, Former ‘Scandal’ Actor, Pleads Not Guilty To Battery Charges

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Columbus Short has had a rough time lately, and it doesn’t seem to be letting up soon.

The actor pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of aggravated battery relating to a bloody bar brawl in Los Angeles in March.

The former Scandal star pleaded his innocence during an arraignment hearing in a California court today, when he denied knocking out a fellow reveller at Gabe’s Bar and Grill while attending an engagement party. The man was said to have been rendered unconscious for a few minutes and required medical attention for a broken nose.

Short had reportedly been in talks to settle the case out of court, but the financial deal fell apart following his exit from the hit political drama last month, amid his mounting legal woes, according to TMZ.

The actor, who is currently free on bail, faces up to four years behind bars if convicted of the charge.

Short is also embroiled in a legal battle with his estranged wife, Tanee McCall-Short, who has accused him of threatening her life during a recent argument and attempting to break into their marital home, from which he has been barred.

She filed to end their eight-year marriage in September 2013.

 

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Jasmine Alyce Jasmine is the Associate Editor/Reporter for FanBolt. She’s been obsessed with pop culture and entertainment news since the olden days of MTV’s ‘TRL’ and graduated in 2009 with her BA in Journalism. She’s a huge horror and sci-fi/fantasy fan and her favorite shows include: American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, Doctor Who, Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time and Scandal, to name a few.

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