Fans of Criminal Minds may soon have to say goodbye to Aaron Hotchner. While shooting the 12th season of this long-running CBS show, Thomas Gibson, who’s played Hotchner since the show launched in 2005, had an *altercation with writer-producer Virgil Williams. Gibson was *alleged to have kicked Williams in the shins. “Thomas Gibson has been dismissed from Criminal Minds,” said a joint statement by ABC Studios and CBS Studios on Aug 12. According to Hollywood Reporter, the banished actor has turned to his lawyers to help pursue the show’s producers.