Completely Abandoned

He became famous when he was 12 and went viral. Ellen DeGeneres helped him get there. Now that he's 25, the singer says for the first time that he's

"never met someone more manipulative, self-centered, and blatantly opportunistic" than she.

This is the first time I've been honest about her, and this is the last time I want to talk about it.

Greyson Chance and I are sitting in the Hollywood Hills home of producer Brett McLaughlin on a warm August morning. Chance,

a 25-year-old musician who got his start as a teen on The Ellen Show, stays there when he comes to Los Angeles from Oklahoma,

where he owns a home. Most of the time, the artists McLaughlin works with bring a lot of energy to the place.

Ginger Minj from RuPaul's Drag Race was here a few days ago to record a song. When he recalls what he heard from McLaughlin's studio, Chance laughs:

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