Jonathan Rhys Meyers was charged with a DUI and arrested on Sunday, November 8, Us Weekly can affirm.
The Vikings alum, 43, was given a area sobriety take a look at after police acquired a name a couple of solo, minor collision in Malibu, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s spokesperson Deputy Tina Schrader informed Us.
Deputies responded to the accident at 5:45 p.m. The deputy famous that the actor was alone within the automobile and didn’t strike one other car, including they’re “unaware of any accidents” at the moment.
In line with the arrest paperwork, bail was set at $5,000 and the Tudors star was launched on quotation on Monday, November 9, with a promise to seem in court docket on February 25.
The twelfth Man actor has a historical past of alcohol abuse and run-ins with the police, including an airport incident two years ago.
Meyers was detained by police at Los Angeles Worldwide Airport in July 2018 after he was allegedly caught vaping throughout a flight from Miami to L.A.
The airport’s public data officer informed Us on the time that the police acquired a name “concerning a smoker” on Meyers’ flight, which led to officers assembly the airplane on the gate. “Police carried out a full investigation and located there was no home incident or smoking incident that had occurred and located that there was no crime,” the PIO mentioned, noting that airline staff claimed that “there was consuming concerned, however not sufficient” to trigger hassle.
In September 2017, the Ireland native relapsed after his spouse, Mara Lane, suffered a miscarriage.
“Melancholy is an actual concern from previous abuse in addition to alcoholism which he was born with. He has been in a position to flip any ugliness and damage in his life into artwork and is the strongest particular person I do know,” Lane wrote through Instagram. “I have no idea anybody who has been by means of what he has been by means of and reached his stage of successes. It does appear although that each time we appear to be making a lot progress… typically it’s like two steps ahead, one step again.”
The Eugene actress additionally addressed latest images that surfaced of Meyers being escorted out of Dublin Airport for allegedly being too intoxicated to board the flight.
“My husband is an Irishman who battles alcoholism and melancholy and drank between jobs to attempt to deal with the unhappiness of this information,” she continued. “He’s secure and along with his sober residing companion and bodyguard to get right into a detox nearer to dwelling since he was denied hospital assist twice in Eire due to an already two month wait interval. Life is life. Life is gorgeous. Life is hard typically although so let’s attempt not trying down at somebody except we intend on serving to them up.”
Two years prior, Meyers apologized publicly for another “minor relapse” he had whereas in London in Could 2015, the place he was photographed consuming straight out of a vodka bottle strolling on the street.
“Mara and I are grateful to your help and kindness throughout this time. I apologize for having a minor relapse and hope that folks don’t assume too badly of me,” he wrote on his then-fiancée’s Instagram account. “I finished consuming instantly and it’s no reflection on Damascus Cowl as I used to be not meant to attend Cannes this 12 months and I apologize to followers and colleagues.”
He added: “I really feel I made a mistake and really feel fairly embarrassed however this was only a blip in my restoration in any other case I’m residing a wholesome life. Love and blessings. #Insurgent #Angel.”
The Dracula alum was hospitalized in June 2011 after one other relapse.
With reporting by Marjorie Hernandez
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