Cory Monteith's First Red Carpet Since Rehab, Lea Michele By His Side

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    Lookin' good, Cory Monteith!

    The Glee star made his first red carpet appearance tonight since completing a stint in rehab in April.

    He and his Glee love Lea Michele were among the VIPs at the 12th annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball at a private home in the tony Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles.

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    Monteith looked incredible in a grey Calvin Klein suit, white shirt with small polka dots and a matching tie.
    "I think he looks great, doesn't he?" Michele (in Valentino) gushed to me about her boyfriend. "He's the best."

    He certainly is. Monteith is a passionate supporter of Chrysalis, an organization that helps homeless and low-income individuals gain employment.

    "Chrysalis is empowerment," Monteith said. "It's not just a handout. It's empowerment. It's taking people who just need a help up."

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    Monteith entered rehab in late March. "Cory Monteith has voluntarily admitted himself into a treatment facility for substance addiction," his rep said at the time. "He graciously asks for your respect and privacy as he takes the necessary steps towards recovery." 

    The 31-year-ol actor was first spotted out of rehab about a month later when he and Michele were photographed at LAX catching a plane for some vacation time.

    It was at the Butterfly Ball last year that Monteith finally confirmed that he and Michele were a couple when he told yours truly that the two considered the evening a "date night."

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    Hosted by New Girl star Max Greenfield, this year's guest list also included Colin Farrell, Rebecca Gayheart-Dane, Eric Dane, Ali Larter, J.J. Abrams, Colin Egglesfield, David O. Russell and Ben McKenzie.

    More than $1.25 million was raised tonight.

    "I'm happy I could be here to support an amazing organization," Monteith said.

    And so are we.

    For more Cory and Lea at Chrysalis, make sure to check out E! News on Monday at 7 and 11:30 p.m.

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