KICKER CANNED

‘Criminal Minds’ Actor Fired for Kicking Writer

Actor Thomas Gibson has been fired from the CBS crime procedural Criminal Minds, after allegedly kicking one of the show’s writers. Gibson reportedly received a two-show suspension while CBS decided whether to terminate him. According to CBS, Gibson’s character—unit chief Aaron “Hotch” Hotchner—will be written out of the show, effectively ending his 11 seasons with the drama.