CBS’s absurdly popular Criminal Minds has been averaging between 12 and 14 million viewers per episode since it started in 2005, so the cast’s social media accounts understandably attract the attention of a lot of fans. Despite this, some significant members of the ensemble have been consistently going out of their way to flout viewer expectations.
If you look at the Instagram accounts of Criminal Minds’ longest running cast members, almost none of them make any sense from a TV celebrity perspective. The exceptions are Jennifer Jareau, who plays A.J. Cook (because she doesn’t have an account at all), as well as Kirsten Vangsness (Penelope Garcia) and Joe Mantegna (David Rossi), whose accounts include a predictable amount of on-set pics and public appearances. Look at the rest of the cast (and ex-cast) though, and things get decidedly weirder.
Things start slow with Thomas Gibson, who played Aaron Hotchner. He has an