Thomas Gibson fired from Criminal Minds
Fans of Criminal Minds are in for a shock next season; Thomas Gibson has been fired from the show. It follows an on-set altercation with a writer while directing an upcoming episode of the show's twelfth season. Gibson had been suspended for two episodes but that departure has now been made permanent.
Thomas Gibson has led the crime drama ensemble as Aaron Hotchner since the show began in 2005 and will be the second major character to depart Criminal Minds in recent months. It was recently revealed that former main character Emily Prentiss will be back for a major role as Paget Brewster returns to the show, while Adam Rodriguez has joined the show as another new character next season.
Criminal Minds airs in the UK on Sky Living.