updated 02/25/2011 AT 11:00 AM ET
•originally published 02/25/2011 AT 2:05 PM ET
First she met with Prince Charles. Later, she met with the paparazzi.
On Thursday, Catherine Zeta-Jones was named Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), the third-highest rank in the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. But hours after the ceremony, the Welsh-born actress, 41, and husband Michael Douglas were confronted by paparazzi outside their London hotel, reports Entertainment Tonight, and the altercation was caught on video.
Zeta-Jones was allegedly hit in the face by an aggressive paparazzo, and she screamed out, “I want a police officer right now. He punched me,” according to ET. While she reportedly shoved the paparazzo out of the way, Douglas intervened.