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Exclusive: Could Columbus Short’s ‘Scandal’ Job Be In Jeopardy?



Columbus Short was spotted on the set of Scandal on Tuesday afternoon looking happier than ever. Generally this wouldn’t be a big deal, but this is the first time the actor has been spotted on set since news surfaced that Short was involved in a bloody bar fight on March 15.

A source close to production tells HipHollywood exclusively that the show’s creator, Shonda Rhimes doesn’t “tolerate negative press” and that she “issued him a warning to get his personal issues sorted out.” We are told that if the actor “continues with his violent behavior,” he could get the ax from the show.


Columbus Short gets back to work on the set of 'Scandal', after being seen for the first time since news broke of a bloody bar fight the star was involved in on March 15th

HipHollywood previously reported that the 31-year-old, Kansas City native is being investigated after getting into a bar fight while at Gabe’s Bar and Grill in L.A. According to reports, a man told Short: “You might be richer than me but I get my girls to buy me everything I want including your wife.”

That’s when the former choreographer punched the victim in the face, reportedly breaking the man’s nose. A source tells TMZ that the victim became unconscious for several minutes before eventually being rushed to the hospital. Columbus allegedly left the bar immediately after the fight.

This isn’t the first time the Scandal star has gotten into hot water over solving problems with violence. Back in 2010, Columbus sucker punched victim, Jason Hill after getting into an argument while playing basketball at a Los Angeles fitness gym. Sources tell us that Short recently paid Hill and settled the case.


Watch: Julia Roberts And Owen Wilson Give Advice To Their 10-Year-Old Selves



To say Wonder is a must see movie is an understatement! Not only will the film touch you and inspire you to be a better person, it will also entertain you from start to finish.

But don’t take our word for it. HipHollywood sat down with the film’s stars Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson who shared their excitement to bring this heartwarming story to life and how they channeled their real-life parenting skills into the role.

“I think we felt a responsibility to be authentically parents and authentically parents to these two kids, said the 50 year old mother of three. “And I think that’s why you really believe these four people are family and are really having this experience together.”

In the film based on the NY times best seller, Roberts and Wilson play the parents of a teenage daughter (Izabela Vidovic) and 10-year-old boy (Jacob Tremblay) with facial differences entering mainstream elementary school for the first time.

When asked if they had any advice for their ten year old selves, Roberts said: “I have a ten year old son and I tell him to run.”

Meanwhile Wilson says he remembers 5th grade vividly, and enjoyed having his brother Andrew Wilson at the same school to protect him. “It helped so much having an older brother who was already at the school, so that would be the advice I’d give, have a cool older brother.”

Wonder hits theaters November 17, just one day before Wilson’s 49th birthday. 

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