“I feel like this time around, given an opportunity life this, especially something I’m so passionate about, is a blessing.” Describing Adore Delano, Noriega said “she’s very, very vulgar, crazy. I take good critique, I have a positive attitude, and I am I’m not delusional,” he said.
“It’s good to treat life like a party when it comes to something as huge as ‘Drag Race.’…
“Immediately after ‘Idol,’ I was getting pulling in so many different directions…
I was just an 18-year-old thinking he’s on top of the world, that kind of thing, and I just kind of fell flat,” Noriega said. Everything I can’t do as Danny, I can do as her.” Noriega, who sings live during shows, said he believes his biggest advantage going into “Drag Race” is that Adore Delano is “a diverse character.” “I think I’m versatile.
He also was interviewed by Ellen De Generes and performed on Ellen.
“American Idol” has been the "it" platform for many singers to break into the business.
And while most have taken to music, season 7 alum Danny Noriega took a different path. I used to compete in singing competitions, like at the Christian college by my house,” he told Yahoo.