Matthew Lawrence , 43, and TLC's Chilli, 52, arrived together at a Lifetime event in Los Angeles on Thursday

Lawrence recently opened up about new girlfriend Chilli, whom he began dating last year

Speaking with Entertainment Tonight, Lawrence explained how he met the TLC singer on a last-minute flight

Chilli is best known for being a member of TLC, one of the most successful girl groups of all time

Lawrence finalized his divorce from professional dancer Cheryl Burke

The Boy Meets World actor and the No Scrubs songstress coordinated in black outfits as they exited a large SUV