Things haven’t been easy for former “Criminal Minds” star Thomas Gibson for some time. The actor filed for divorce from his wife, Christine Gibson, June 18, 2014, documents obtained from Radar Online revealed Tuesday. The two were married for more than 20 years when the divorce papers went through. A settlement has not been reached and the two remain estranged.
The split came about because they “ceased to live together as husband and wife,” Gibson said in the divorce papers. “The marriage has become insupportable because of discord or conflict of personalities … that destroys the legitimate ends of the marriage relationship and prevents any reasonable expectation of reconciliation,” the documents reads.
But Christine, who married Gibson April 2, 1993, denied everything in the divorce papers. She even said the date of their marriage was incorrect.
The last time a petition was filed about the divorce was Dec. 10, 2015. The divorce will reportedly be dismissed if there isn’t another filing before Oct. 25.
The secret divorce drama is just one of Gibson’s most recent woes. He was fired from his hit CBS show after he allegedly kicked a producer. “There were creative differences on the set and a disagreement. I regret that it occurred,” Gibson said in a statement. “We all want to work together as a team to make the best show possible. We always have and we always will.”
Gibson played BAU (Behavioral Analysis Unit) Special Agent and Unit Chief Aaron “Hotch” Hotchner. His character will be written off the show in Season 12, though it’s unclear how.
Former co-star Shemar Moore, who played FBI Agent and BAU team member Derek Morgan till Season 11, released a video where he seemingly addressed Gibson’s departure. “I’ll just say this: I believe in karma,” he said. “Good things happen to good people. Honest people. Hard-working people. Humble people. People who believe in basic goodness.”
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