We know you are feeling very old after that headline, but the now 19-year-old Greyson Chance has come out as gay in a new video. You probably remember the paino-playing kid from Ellen, who wowed the audience with Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi” at only 12 years old.
‘The decision to write this came after I received a message from a brave individual. Such message inspired me to shed light on an aspect of my private life which I have kept distant from my career in music,’ he began on an Instagram post of a rainbow flag. I came to fully recognize that I was gay when I was sixteen. I decided not to publicize my sexuality largely due to a matter of privacy, as I was still trying to find comfort and confidence within my own skin.”