After allegedly punching a Charles De Gaulle airport lounge employee while drunk in 2009, Meyers was detained by French police.
Handcuffed and placed in custody, the actor remained in a sober lock-up area for three hours before being released.
Soon afterward, he received a call to audition for a national ad campaign for Knorr soup, and though embarrassed by the attention from the ad, he soon found himself considered for a major film.
His movie acting debut was a very small role in the film A Man of No Importance (1994), where his simple cast credit is as "First Young Man".
Mara captioned her fun image, which saw Jonathan dressed in camouflage trousers and chunky boots: "These two brats telling me to get into the kitchen."The stunner later added a photo of herself, writing: "These two brats don't know what this brat is cooking up…
But two and a half years later, Meyers faced a case of déjé vu.
However judging by a recent Instagram snap of the 37-year-old, taken by his partner and posted online today, he is now back to his best.
The relaxed, monochrome picture saw the Irish hunk perched on a leather sofa with a pal, while looking carefree and healthy.
RELATED: Jonathan Rhys Meyers Hospitalized After Relapse: Report Following that run-in with the law, Meyers stayed out of headlines until a year later when he reportedly had yet another airport altercation.
The actor was allegedly reprimanded for using the ‘N’ word and displaying drunk and disorderly conduct at New York’s JFK airport while boarding a flight to L. Shortly thereafter, he was headed back to rehab again.
Mara has made no reference to her engagement on Twitter, but frequently posts cute photos of herself and her Irish-born fiancé, who she often refers to as her "man crush".