Columbus Short could be having the worst week ever! The actor, known for his stellar portrayal of ‘Harrison’ on ABC’s scandal may need a real life ‘Olivia Pope’ to fix his life after being booted from the hit show earlier today.
Rumors spread quickly that Short would be/could be fired from the hit show after his domestic issues hit the net, and now he’s released a statement making his departure, officially official.
TMZ got official word about Short’s dismissal from their sources at ABC, stating:
Sources connected with ABC says it’s because the network decided to give him the axe over allegations of domestic violence.
Columbus Short also released a carefully worded statement regarding his departure, which reads…
“At this time I must confirm my exit from a show I’ve called home for 3 years, with what is the most talented ensemble in television today.”
Short goes on: “Everything must come to an end and unfortunately the time has come for Harrison Wright to exit the canvas. I wish nothing but the best for Shonda, Kerry and the rest of the cast…”
Long story short… it appears Harrison pulled a ‘Sheree Whitfield‘ and quit before he got fired.
How do you Scandal fans feel about Columbus Short’s departure from the show?
Are you guys sad, glad or mad?