No offense to you, but that sounds totally ridiculous. I'd be questioning his sanity. He and my sister would make a dangerous couple.
Maybe I look at people and situations like I do because I have worked with so many factions (richest of the rich, poorest of the poor; crazy people who are able masquerade as sane if you're not paying VERY close attention, etc.) of the general public until I'm always looking for the scam/nonsense. Some say I'm cynical; I say I'm realistic.