Well at least he avoided jail time…
Columbus Short has been one of the more controversial celebs of recent history with a slew of arrests and other legal issues including public intoxication, cocaine use, domestic abuse, and even fleeing the country!
But for some silver-lining, the ex-Scandal star now has one less burden to worry about — his battery arrest.
That's because Columbus plead no contest to his 2014 assault case in Los Angeles on Thursday and was sentenced to three years probation.
But that's not all.