‘Criminal Minds’ Star Thomas Gibson Thanks Fans After Departure News!

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From a suspension to a firing…Criminal Minds star Thomas Gibson was fired from the CBS show after 12 years over a physical altercation. The actor reportedly kicked a writer/producer in the shin over a creative differences disagreement that escalated. Gibson thanked fans via a People statement after the firing news broke, “I love Criminal Minds and have put my heart and soul into it for the last 12 years. I had hoped to see it through to the end, but that won’t be possible now. I would just like to say thank you to the writers, producers, actors, our amazing crew, and most importantly, the best fans that a show could ever hope to have.”

News broke yesterday that Gibson’s two episode suspension went to a firing over the altercation. We will soon find out what happens with the character according to a statement to Deadline, “Thomas Gibson has been dismissed from Criminal Minds. Creative details for how the character’s exit will be addressed in the show will be announced at a later date.”

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