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Will Gladiators see Harrison Wright on the next season of Scandal?

For all the Scandal fans out there wondering whether Harrison Wright lived or died in the Season 3 finale of Scandal, the verdict is out. Papa Pope had Harrison Wright killed. This was confirmed after actor Columbus Short, whom plays Harrison Wright on Scandal, said he will not be returning for the next season of Scandal.

Gladiators are you ready to no longer see Harrison Wright?
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Columbus Short has been acting on Scandal for the past 3 years. Here is a direct quote from Columbus Short according to the Essence Magazine article ‘ Columbus Short Exits ‘Scandal’ Thanks Shonda Rhimes:

“ 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 on television today.”

Short also made a thank you to Shonda Rhimes for giving him the opportunity to act on Scandal. More over, he thanked all the fabulous Gladiators that supported his acting as Harrison Wright.

Currently Short is dealing with family issues as his wife Tuere McCall-Short files for divorce as well as a restraining order against him for alleged domestic abuse allegations. Tuere wants sole custody of their 2 year old baby girl.

Hopefully everything works out for Columbus Short with his family situation. It's been a delight to see him act on Scandal and Gladiators only wish him the best. We Gladiators also look forward to want Shonda Rhimes has in store for us in the next season.

You can watch episodes from Season 3 of Scandal on ABC.