Jonathan Rhys Meyers Apologizes for 'Minor Relapse' After Drinking Photos Surface: 'This Was Just a Blip in My Recovery'

Jonathan Rhys Meyers's Battle with Addiction

It was a shock when Jonathan Rhys Meyers was hospitalized on Tuesday due to a relapse – but the talented actor’s troubles are nothing new.

Dating back to early 2005, the Tudors star, 33, has bounced in and out of rehab and been arrested or detained for several drunken brawls.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Hospitalized After Relapse: Report

Jonathan Rhys Meyers was hospitalized in London this week after a possible suicide attempt involving pills, according to a report.

The star of The Tudors, 33, who has battled alcohol addiction over the years, was found slumped on the floor of his home Tuesday night by paramedics answering an emergency call, the Sun reports.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Returns to Rehab

The Tudors star Jonathan Rhys Meyers will return to London for treatment again for his alcohol addiction, PEOPLE has confirmed.

“He just really wants to get better,” says a source close to the actor. “This has been an ongoing battle for him.”

Which Hollywood A-Listers Could Pull Off Disney Villains?

Glenn Close was sheer evil perfection as the live-action version of Cruella De Vil in the 1996 remake of the Disney classic 101 Dalmatians. And while that creepy character sought to clothe herself in cuddly lap dogs, Sleeping Beauty’s Maleficent takes it up a notch, cursing a baby to death by spinning wheel and turning into a dragon! She’s so ominous, in fact, she may be the first Disney villain to get her own feature.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Held After Airport Brawl

Tudors star Jonathan Rhys Meyers was detained by French police on Saturday afternoon following an incident in which he allegedly assaulted an airport lounge employee while drunk, Agence France Presse reports.

The Irish actor, 31, was placed in custody for several hours for having a skirmish with bar employees and allegedly punching one at the Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris, according to reports.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers: 'I'm Not a Romantic'

He plays a royal with very sensual tastes in the Showtime hit The Tudors, but don’t expect Jonathan Rhys Meyers to emulate Henry VIII’s romantic prowess in real life.

I m not a romantic guy at all, says Rhys Meyers, 31.

But it’s not all bad news for the Irish actor’s female fans.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Explains Mystery Ring

Henry VIII may have married six times, but Jonathan Rhys Meyers – who plays the infamous king on The Tudors – isn’t playing catch-up just yet.

Although he’s been wearing a mysterious band on his left ring finder, the Showtime star said he’s not married.

“It’s from my girlfriend [Reena Hammer],” he told PEOPLE at the Sheraton New York Wednesday for the premiere of the show’s second season. “It’s an eternity ring. It’s got a little message to me, a secret message.”

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Crowned Best Actor in Ireland

Jonathan Rhys Meyers was crowned in Dublin on Sunday night, as was his Showtime series about the young King Henry VIII, The Tudors, as part of the Irish Film and Television Awards.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Apologizes for Drunken Confrontation

Charges were dropped against Jonathan Rhys Meyers on Wednesday after the actor apologized for his drunken confrontation at a Dublin Airport earlier this month.

Rhys Meyers’s lawyer, Michael Staines, said the Tudors star’s behavior on Nov. 18 was “unacceptable and out of character” and that Rhys Meyers “unreservedly apologizes” to the authorities and staff at British airline BMI, the Associated Press reports.