But she failed to avoid the media attention when she landed and almost broke down as photographers crowded around her and snapped away, blocking her exit from the airport terminal.
In video footage obtained by news show Entertainment Tonight, the actress struggles to maintain her composure and can be seen shaking her head and shouting, "Enough, enough. Enough! Get away. Away, away! Enough already! I'm tired of this."
At one point, Catherine Zeta-Jones stops at a doorway and turns away from the cameras as her assistants attempt to shield her from the flashbulbs.
The actress reportedly cut short her U.K. visit amid fears Douglas' health is deteriorating as he continues his treatment for throat cancer.