Former ‘Scandal’ Actor Columbus Short Arrested by Bounty Hunters at His Album Release Party, Looks Distraught

Troubled actor Columbus Short was arrested by bounty hunters on Tuesday, Aug. 18, while preparing to perform at his own album release party, Us Weekly confirms.

Though TMZ initially said the arrest was due to a failure to appear in court for a domestic violence case, a rep for the Scandal alum told Us, “Columbus Short was arrested last evening, August 18, 2015 by bounty hunters at Universal Studios City Walk in Los Angeles.

His arrest was NOT due to an outstanding warrant as was erroneously reported. More on the story on Us Weekly