His Astronomy Crash Course (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rHUDWjR5gg&ab_channel=CrashCours e) was really excellent. Both my wife (who knows absolutely nothing about astronomy) and myself (who knows a little) found the series fascinating.
That's all part of the conspiracy mindset. The same people who believe the inane conspiracies are more likely to believe the dangerous bigoted conspiracies. Crank magnetism. Conspiracy nut is a mindset where you'll hold mainstream science and news with skepticism, but then take in conspiracy bullshit without question.