*The above photograph of Columbus Short may be the very thing that lands him behind bars.

With a bench warrant currently out for his arrest in the states for skipping a domestic violence hearing, the former “Scandal” star was snapped Wednesday living it up in the Caribbean.

According to TMZ, the publication Nation News got a picture of him at a Mardi-Gras-like festival called Fantasy Barbados.

In “short,” the judge might not take too kindly to the actor blowing off his domestic violence case for an island gig.