Meyers seeking treatment for alcohol addiction

Updated: May 20, 2010, 18:11 PM IST

London: Jonathan Rhys Meyers has decided to check into a rehab to get over his alcohol addiction, according to U.S. reports.

The actor is said to have number of troubles faced because of his addictive habit.

He was recently banned from a US flight after launching into a drunken tirade at airport staff in New York.

Jonathan has struggled to maintain his sobriety since a 2005 stint in a clinic to address personal issues.

The actor is said to be checking into a rehab centre in London, Meyers’ spokesperson has confirmed to

"He just really wants to get better. This has been an ongoing battle for him," the Daily Star quoted a source as saying.