Jonathan Rhys Meyers is reportedly going through two prison costs stemming from his DUI arrest in November. The Vikings actor has been charged with one rely of driving inebriated and one rely of driving with a blood alcohol content material of 0.08 % or extra, in response to Us Weekly. Meyers is due in court docket on Feb. 25, 2021.
The Los Angeles County District Legal professional’s Workplace is prosecuting Meyers over his solo automobile crash on Sunday, Nov. 8, when he failed a area sobriety check. The case was reportedly filed on Wednesday, Dec. 30. At the time of the crash, Meyers was arrested with out accidents, held in a single day, and launched on $5,000 bail. The actor has a private history with alcoholism lengthy previous this case.
Meyers was reportedly alone in his automobile when he bought right into a minor collision in Malibu, California. The actor escaped the crash unscathed, although particulars are sparse. Nonetheless, followers know that the 43-year-old actor has battled with dependancy all through the years, typically being publicly susceptible together with his journey.
Meyers first sought assist for alcoholism in 2007, following a slew of back-to-back tasks. Round this time he performed Declan in Mission: Unattainable III, Louis Connelly in August Rush and George Hogg in The Youngsters of Huang Shi, amongst different roles.
Meyers went again into rehabilitation once more in 2010, after making a scene at John F. Kennedy Worldwide Airport, the place he drunkenly used the N-word towards employees and safety there. The incident happened at 7 a.m.
In 2018, Meyers gave an interview with Larry King, saying that he had relapsed once more earlier that 12 months. Nonetheless, he stated that beforehand he had been sober “for a very long time,” and meant to remain sober going ahead. He could have been referring to a relapse in September of 2017, when his spouse, Mara Lane, made a susceptible publish about her 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 harm in his life into artwork and is the strongest individual I do know,” she wrote about Meyers. “I have no idea anybody who has been by way of what he has been by way of and reached his degree of successes. It does appear although that each time we appear to be making a lot progress… typically it is like two steps ahead, one step again.”
“My husband is an Irishman who battles alcoholism and melancholy and drank between jobs to strive to deal with the disappointment of this information,” she went on. “I’m making an attempt to and nonetheless studying/adjusting to residing with the general public, like one would as a involved mother-in-law. I really feel that whomever took images of my husband was barely within the unsuitable and was involved for the unsuitable causes however… it is OK. It is OK. Possibly you might have/had a household to feed and want/wanted cash? I do not know. We forgive you.”