How long have these audition rounds gone on now? Like three years? The wrap-up of the audition process brings out more of the good sort ofthe bad and the just plain ugly.
The FOX hit television show will take one last bow this week when it rolls off the air for the last time. Sure, gay icons like Elton John, disco giants and the wonderful world of Disney have all been honored, and Adam Lambert who was the runner-up in season eight almost won the title, but the reality TV show — a juggernaut in the rating for its first decade — always seemed to reel us into its magic, whether as viewers or as vying contestants. Others have used Idol as a launch pad into other artistic endeavors and industries.
It feels like we have come a long way since Danny Noriega was publicly mocked on American Idol Season 7. After all, not only have gay rights leaped and bounded to a point where we saw the Defense of Marriage Act struck downbut the show itself has enjoyed a degree makeover since Noriega was laughed at for his sexuality. We have a new executive producer, a new judging panel, and a series that has spent years being called old-fashioned trying to reinvent itself.
This is season 6, lets fucking play. She was adored by RuPaul and the judges and was one of the funnier queens of the season. But when it mattered the most, she fought to stay there.
That thing I said last night about nothing being sacred? Forget about that. I could tell this was going to be tedious the second that Ryan started his scripted discussion with Jim Carrey in an elephant costume.
On the same day that Adam Lambert confirmed that he was gayanother "American Idol" looked to jump-start his career. The Auto-Tune assisted song is a little formless, but appears to have a chorus that goes, "Who's gonna buy my drinks? What must Noriega think of all the adoration being showered upon Lambert?
Daniel Anthony Noriega better known by the stage name Adore Delano born September 29,  is an American drag queensinger-songwriterand television personality. Noriega appeared as a contestant on the seventh season of American Idol in and later competed as Adore Delano in the sixth season of RuPaul's Drag Racereaching the final three. InNoriega appeared on the seventh season of American Idolmaking it to the semi-finals.