Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine admitted on Tuesday that he “crossed a line” with an Instagram model but denied cheating on his pregnant wife — as did two other women. proceeded with the claims The singer sent him scary DMs.
Levine, 43, forced 23-year-old Sumner Stroh to send a “flirt” message, who alleged tattoo father of two Now a year old affair is going on with him in the viral Tiktok post.
“I used poor judgment to speak in any flirtatious manner with anyone other than my wife,” Levine said in a statement on Instagram. “I didn’t have an affair, yet, I crossed my limits in a regrettable phase of my life. In some cases it has become unfair.”
Levine vowed to work through the scandal with wife Behati Prinsloo, 34, a former Victoria’s Secret model. The couple has been married since 2014 and have two daughters, ages 5 and 4. The pair confirmed earlier this month that they are expecting their third child.
“My wife and my family care about me in this world,” he continued. “To be this naive and stupid the only thing that really mattered to me was the biggest mistake I could ever make. I’ll never make it again. I take full responsibility. We’ll get through this.” And we will get through this together.”
Stroh claims in a scathing video that has garnered over 15 million views that she was in a relationship with the “Moves Like Jagger” singer for almost a year when she “graduated college in 2021.”
She said she hadn’t spoken to Levine in months, however, when she messaged him out of the blue in June, saying she wanted to call her unborn son “Sumner.”
“Okay serious question,” Levine reportedly wrote in a June 1 message. “I’m having another baby and this is w. [sic] Boy do I really want to name it Sumner. are you ok with it? Very serious.”
Stroh — who hails from Texas but now lives in Los Angeles — claims she only went public with her story when she was sold by a friend who allegedly shared screenshots of Levine’s cryptic messages. Went with an unknown tabloid.
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“It’s really untrue how f—king hot you are. Like it blows my mind,” she reportedly texted him.
Stroh told Page Six that the alleged affair happened “last year” and was “physical, yes, but I’m not going to say further.”
After Levine’s refusal, Stroh appeared in Levine’s shadow. In a cryptic Instagram post.
“Someone get this guy a dictionary,” she posted.
Meanwhile, in the wake of the controversy, two more women shared purported screenshots of flirty messages with Levine, TMZ reported.
In a green-screened TikTok video on Monday, Alison Rousseff claimed that Levine texted her, “I shouldn’t be talking to you, you know [that] Correct?” ??”
Another woman, comedian Marika, shared her alleged DM with Levine on her Instagram Story on Tuesday, which began with her alleged message that read, “I’m obsessed with you now.”
“Dude you’re not married,” wrote Marika back, to which the singer reportedly replied, “Yeah, but it’s a little complicated.”
Levine has not publicly addressed any of the women’s claims.
Stroh was banned on TikTok, with many claiming she was an older woman, who expressed no remorse over her alleged affair with a married man.
She said in a separate Monday TikTok video that she “feels full”.[s]”She is not a “victim” in the situation.
“I’m not going to get hurt in this. It’s Behati and her kids,” Stroh continued. “And for that, I am very sorry.”
She later took to Instagram Stories to discuss the setback she received over her claims.
“Conscious people are going to try to fill in the gaps with a lot of false assumptions. I don’t think I’m doing me any favors given the way it was supposed to be done,” Stroh said. “It’s a lot to digest. There is some, but hopefully, at least, with the truth out there, something good can happen.”
Stroh also posted a “Part 2” video late Monday, saying she felt “disgusted” by herself.
“I am disgusted and ashamed because of the pain and injury,” she said. “I didn’t want to sound hoarse, so that’s not what was said in this video.”
Additional reporting by Andrew Court