Columbus Short’s wife lands restraining order extension

Actor Columbus Short has been barred from approaching his estranged wife until the end of July (14) after he was accused of violating her restraining order six times in the past month. Tanee McCall-Short obtained the protection order against the former Scandal star in April (14), amid allegations he had threatened to kill her during a heated domestic dispute.
He lost an appeal against the ruling and was ordered to move his belongings out of their marital home, but he was subsequently accused of breaking into the California property at the end of last month (Apr14).
McCall-Short’s lawyer appeared before a judge on Wednesday (21May14) and revealed that the actor had allegedly broken the terms of the ban on a total of six separate occasions.
He requested to have the restraining order made permanent, but the judge delayed making a formal decision on the motion and instead extended the temporary ban until 30 July (14), according to
McCall-Short initially filed for divorce from the star in September, 2013 after eight years of marriage. They are parents to a young daughter named Ayala.
It’s not the only legal issue Short is facing – last week (ends16May14), he pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of aggravated battery relating to a bloody bar brawl in Los Angeles in March (14).