Thomas Gibson will not be returning to hit show ‘Criminal Minds,’the actor was let go following an on-set incident in which he kicked a show writer in the leg.
According to THR, producers of the show have decided to make Gibson’s suspension permanent, with ABC Studios and CBS Television Studios making the announcement in a statement.
“Thomas Gibson has been dismissed from ‘Criminal Minds.’
Gibson released a subsequent statement following his dismissal: “I love ‘Criminal Minds’ and have put my heart and soul into it for the last twelve years,” reads his statement “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.”
More details to come regarding his characters exit.