Actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers, thought-about one in every of Eire’s most proficient actors but additionally a really controversial determine as a result of his long-standing alcoholism and drug dependancy, has been arrested after a DUI crash.
On the similar time, they observed the driving force seemed to be beneath the affect. Jonathan Rhys Meyers was the driving force, and he failed subject subsequent sobriety exams. Deputies arrested him on misdemeanor DUI and he was taken into custody, with bail set at $5,000. Meyers posted bail on Monday and is due again in court docket on February 25, to reply to expenses.
So far as celebrity DUIs go, that is removed from essentially the most spectacular – it’s undoubtedly not on par with Justin Bieber getting busted for avenue racing whereas tipsy on beer, and never even near Mel Gibson’s notorious “sugar t*ts” rant.
The rationale it’s making information is because of Meyers’ publicized historical past of substance abuse and run-ins with the regulation. The actor, whose resume consists of a wide range of roles however is generally identified for Bend It Like Beckham, The Tudors, Elvis and Vikings, has lengthy struggled with dependancy and has been to rehab a number of occasions.
Final time he made headlines for relapsing was in 2018, when he was escorted off a flight touchdown at LAX after allegedly refusing to cease vaping and inflicting a scene on board after extreme ingesting. Police have been referred to as to get him off the airplane and out of the airport, however no expenses have been pressed towards him. His spouse, mannequin and actress Mara Lane, later defined she had suffered a miscarriage, which brought on Meyers’ relapse.
A rep for Meyers wasn’t out there for remark as information of his DUI arrest went out.