Tanee McCall is Columbus Short’s estranged wife. The former ‘Scandal’ star has been in the news as allegations of domestic abuse surfaced, and his wife filed for divorce. The story continues to play out in the headlines and there is much curiosity about the woman allegedly at the brunt of so much.

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The 31-year-old Columbus Short’s fate on the ABC hit drama series ‘Scandal’ had been up in the air as his character Harrison Wright took a bullet, and it was unclear as to whether he would return in season 4.

Now that the official word is out via a statement from the actor himself in which he said in part: “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…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 [Scandal creator] Shonda [Rhimes], Kerry [Washington] and the rest of the cast….”

For those who have followed the real-life story, the exit is not a surprise as unfortunately Columbus Short and his estranged wife have been living out a real-life scandal that is in need of real-life crisis management from the gladiators. TMZ has broken the story that his wife, Tanee McCall obtained a restraining order against him after he allegedly threatened to kill her and put a knife to her throat.

Later, when divorce papers were served, E!News reported on some of the disturbing allegations of domestic violence.

As for the details of the Tanee McCall biography that many search for along with pictures, she 33 years old and is by profession a dancer and an actress. Her full name is Tuere Tanee McCall and she was born in Los Angeles in 1981. She has sseveral screen credits, most notably ‘You Got Served,’ in which she portrayed Toya. She also appeared in ‘Burlesque’ most recently. She has also had some appearances in music videos and was among the dancers on Beyonce’s “I Am…Tour.”

She married Columbus Short in 2005 and the couple has one child together, a two-year-old daughter, Ayala. The story is still unfolding, as the divorce is pending. You can see more Tanee McCall pictures below

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