In the news: Jonathan Rhys Meyers on The Tudors

From Alex Strachan at Canwest:

  • The Tudors’s Jonathan Rhys Meyers tells it like it is, not the way the historians would like it to be.
    “What, you thought The Tudors was meant to be real? Pshaw, as the Bard might have put it. In a sit-down with reporters earlier this year in Universal City – a long way from the misty glens of Ireland, where The Tudors is filmed – Meyers said he well understands that his depiction of King Henry VIII in The Tudors is of a dashing ladies’ man with a svelte, trim figure and a healthy, active libido. Why, Entertainment Weekly critic Ken Tucker even poked fun at his ‘porno mustache.'” Read more.