David Hernandez: 'I Want to Leave My Past Behind'

The pole, er, poll is in -- and David Hernandez is staying on top!

Despite the controversy surrounding his former stripping days, America decided that David should be in "American Idol's" Top 12. Now the crooner is tackling the topic, telling "Extra" that he wants to put his past behind him and "go all the way" -- to become the American Idol.