Published on: April 1, 2013
Photography by: Splash News Online

Glee star CORY MONTEITH is singing another song --checking into a rehab facility for substance addiction, his rep confirmed.

Monteith, 30, “graciously asks for your respect and privacy as he takes the necessary steps towards recovery,” his rep said. Monteith’s most recent tweet, sent March 28, read: “such a beautiful day! truly seeing the forest for the trees. #gratitude.”

His GF and co-star Lea Michele issued a statement saying, “I love and support Cory and will stand by him through this, I am grateful and proud he made this decision.”

The Victoria, British Columbia native, who once “dated” taylor Swift said he’s “lucky to be alive” as he “had a serious problem” during his teen years.

The mewling thesp said after he dropped out of school at 16, he experimented with alcohol, marijuana and a host of other illegal drugs.

“Anything and everything, as much as possible,” said Monteith, who has been in rehab before, RadarOnline noted.