As if Machine Gun Kelly couldn’t get more cringe. with His outfit at last night’s (November 20) American Music Awards was ridiculous (see our red carpet ranking below). But the rapper-turned-rocker also doesn’t believe in science. While being presented the award for favorite rock artist, MGK alluded to the conspiracy theory that people landing on the moon never actually happened. “There have been some people in the rock community who called me a tourist, but they’re wrong.” He added, “I’m a rocket man. We weren’t born on the moon but we looked at it and we were curious and then we went there… supposedly… and these two rock albums were me going to the moon.” Before defiantly walking off stage, he added, “I’m not done exploring the universe yet. I’ll see you on Mars, motherf—ers!”
Moon landing conspiracists believe that the 1969 Apollo 11 landing ,in which Neil Armstrong took his first steps on the moon, was a hoax by the US government to win a space race.
MGK, real name Colson Baker, playfully hinted at his AMA outfit inspiration on his Instagram Stories, posting a split photo of himself in the suit beside a photo of a purple sea urchin. “Do you guys sea what I was goin for.”