I agree with you but scholars like these have massive following and are cause of divide. They make job of those who wants a united front of the Ummah, very difficult.
He is a small cult leader with a tiny following. They are mostly some uneducated children from the West, India, and BD who do not proper knowledge of Islam, hence easy prey.
This stupid Corona virus lock down.
I am so happy and excited about Turkey reopening Aya Sofia for Namaaz that i had flown to Turkey for today's Friday prayers.
But this is now on my priority list.
Me too, I will go soon. In sha Allah.