Barring any unexpected turn of events, opera singer Barbara Padilla will most probably win America's Got Talent. And it's not only her talent and storyline that are pushing her to the top, it's also her attitude. Let's face it. The American audience is an emotional one (read: Kanye West), and while they may be discerning enough to pick based on ability, someone's attitude also gets in the way - either for better or worse.
"Sometimes I feel like they're mistaking me for somebody else or something like that. It's very surreal. But it's fun. It's an adventure," says Padilla, who is up for competition in the NBC talent show's finale on Wednesday (where Susan Boyle is also set to perform, by the way).