A list of celebrities had jobs on their minds at the 16th Butterfly Ball, the June 3 benefit for Chrysalis, which helps homeless and low-income individuals to attain self-sufficiency through finding and keeping jobs.
“Don’t kill me off in Season 4,” joked the night’s emcee, Jussie Smollett of Fox’s “Empire,” after giving an onstage shout-out to audience member Gary Newman — the co-chairman and co-chief executive of Fox Television Group.
Emcee Jussie Smollett, from left, Chrysalis Butterfly Ball co-chairwoman Donna Langley and actor-writer-director Jordan Peele. (Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images for Chrysalis Butterfly Ball)
By way of introducing honoree Peter...