"Glee" Actor Cory Monteith Enters Rehab

Cory Monteith has checked himself into a treatment facility to battle substance addiction.

"He graciously asks for your respect and privacy as he takes the necessary steps towards recovery," the Glee star's rep told People.

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Lea Michele is backing up her boyfriend and costar on his decision to get help. "I love and support Cory and will stand by him through this," the 26-year-old actress says. "I am grateful and proud he made this decision."

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This isn't Cory's first stint in rehab. The 30-year-old says he was drinking and smoking pot at age 13 and he did "anything and everything, as much as possible."

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"I burned a lot of bridges," he once said of his teens. "I was out of control."

Cory finally got sober shortly after his family staged an intervention when he was 19.

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