Jonathan Rhys Meyers, the star of The Tudors, has been arrested after allegedly attacking a number of staff at a Paris Airport and then threatening to kill them. The 31-year-old, who plays King Henry VIII in the BBC series, was allegedly drunk when he launched the assault in front of astonished onlookers. He was like a man possessed, said a witness. Hed been drinking heavily while waiting for a flight home from France. He got into an argument with bar staff who refused to serve him any more. There was some pushing and shoving, and when a waiter intervened he was punched full in the face. There were further attacks on other airport employees. Rhys Meyers was shouting things like 'Ill kill you all at the top of his voice. Everyone recognised him as the guy who plays Henry VIII. When the police turned up he was handcuffed and pushed on to the ground. He was insulting the police and saying he could buy himself out of any problems, even throwing money on the ground so as to prove how much he was worth.The assault took place in Le Quotidien bar in terminal 2F at Charles de Gaulle airport on Saturday afternoon. - Daily Telegraph A spokesman for Paris police said Rhys Meyers was held for three hours so as to sober up. He was then bailed to appear before magistrates on charges of willful violence, outrage, hitting and threatening death. Rhys Meyers, who was born in Ireland, will appear before the Correctional Tribunal in Bobigny, near Paris , in September. He was previously arrested for being drunk and disorderly at Dublin airport in November 2007, and then went into a rehabilatation centre. Rhys Meyers has also starred in the Woody Allen film Match Point, Bend it Like Beckham, and Mission Impossible III. A spokesman for Rhys Meyers said he had no comment. - Daily Telegraph