He was previously wed to Tuere Tanee Short. Steffans, who rose to fame as a video vixen turned author, unleashed her wrath via Instagram after claiming to have caught Short cheating before proceeding to air the couple's dirty laundry online. The Vixen author alleged she felt in danger from his drunken rages during which he had kicked down their bedroom door and in another incident had threatened her year-old son, the website reported. Short has had a tumultuous few years. Of course, Columbus has had an unfortunate number of incidents over the past few years which have jeopardized both his family and work life.